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  Russia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Repeated devastating defeats of the Russian army in World War I led to widespread rioting in the major cities of the Russian Empire and to the overthrow in 1917 of the 300-year old Romanov Dynasty.
As of the 2002 census, 79.8% of the population is ethnically Russian, 3.8% Tatar, 2% Ukrainian, 1.2% Bashkir, 1.1% Chuvash, 0.9% Chechen, 0.8% Armenian, and the remainder of 10.3% includes Mordvins, Belarusians, Avars, Kazakhs, Udmurts, Azerbaijanis, Maris, Germans, Evenks, Ingushes, Inuit, Jews, Kalmyks, Karelians, Koreans, Ossetians, Dolgan Nenetses, Tuvans, Yakuts and still others.
The Russian language is the only official state language, but the individual republics have often made their native language co-official next to Russian.
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 Encyclopedia: List of Russians   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Big Coat of Arms of the Russian Empire, adopted in 1882 Flag of Russian Empire Imperial Russia is the term used to cover the period of history from the expansion of Russia under Peter the Great, through the expansion of the Russian Empire from the Baltic to the Pacific Ocean...
Pavel Fedotov Pavel Fedotov (1815 – 1852) was a Russian painter.
Valentin Alexandrovich Serov (1865 - 1911) was a Russian painter.
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Tsar (Russian царь, from Latin Caesar, cognate with German Kaiser; also spelt Czar in English borrowed from Hungarian) was the title used for the rulers of Russia from 1546 to 1917 (the Imperial Russia).
It was adopted by Ivan IV as symbolic of a change in the nature of the Russian monarchy.
The Patriarchs, heads of the Russian Orthodox Church, acted as leaders of Russia at times, as during the Polish occupation and interregnum of 1610 - 1613.
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 Russia Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
To the middle of 17 centuries Russian settlements are in Eastern Siberia, on Chukotka, the river Amur, coast of Pacific ocean.
Repeated devastating defeats of the Russian army in World War I led to widespread rioting in the major cities of the Russian Empire and to the overthrow in 1917 of the Romanovs.
The greatest challenge facing the Russian economy is how to encourage the development of SME (small and medium sized enterprises) in a business climate with a young and dysfunctional banking system, dominated by Russian oligarchs.
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List of famous gay, lesbian, or bisexual philosophers
List of famous gay, lesbian or bisexual composers
List of famous people who have suffered from or died of cancer
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 Russia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Russian Federation (Russian: Росси́йская Федера́ция, transliteration: Rossiyskaya Federatsiya or Rossijskaja Federacija), or Russia (Russian: Росси́я, transliteration: Rossiya or Rossija), is a country that stretches over a vast expanse of eastern Europe and northern Asia.
The Russian Federation is a federative democratic republic with a president, directly elected for a four-year term, who holds considerable executive power.
As of the 2002 census, 79.8% of the population is ethnically Russian, 3.8% Tatar, 2% Ukrainian, 1.2% Bashkir, 1.1% Chuvash, 0.9% Chechen, 0.8% Armenian, and the remainder of 10.3% includes Mordvins, Belarusians, Georgians, Avars, Kazakhs, Udmurts, Azerbaijanis, Maris, Germans, Evenks, Ingushes, Inuit, Jews, Kalmyks, Karelians, Koreans, Ossetians, Dolgan Nenetses, Tuvans, Yakuts, and still others.
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 10 most famous Russians in the USA - PRAVDA.Ru
Russian Americans Joseph Brodsky and Alexei Abrikosov became Nobel laureates.
Previous generations of Russians in the USA were better in business.
Russians failed to create united community in the USA and elect their politicians, as Armenians, Jews and Ukrainians did.
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 Best of Russia --- Famous Russians --- Singers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Vladimir Vysotsky (1938-1980) was Russian actor, lyricist, and folksinger whose social and political satire spoke of the ironies and hardships of a strictly regulated Soviet society.
The novice performer was christened the "Russian Pierrot", gained renown, became an object of imitation, admiration, simultaneously vilified in the press and lionized by the audiences; his career was destined to be brilliant.
The list was closed by Vladimir Vysotsky, a poet and singer of his verses from another generation.
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 Wikinfo | Russian Revolution
The Russian Revolution was a political movement in Russia that climaxed in 1917 with the overthrow of the Russian Tsar system and led to the establishment of the Soviet Union, which lasted until 1991.
This movement was led by Vladimir Lenin based upon the ideas of Karl Marx and marked the beginning of the spread of communism in the twentieth century.
Russians retreat in panic, sacking the town of Tarnopol.
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 Russia - the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Repeated devastating defeats of the Russian army in World War I led to widespreadrioting in the major cities of the Russian Empire and to the overthrowin 1917 of the Romanovs.
The greatest challenge facing the Russian economy is how to encourage the development of SME (small and medium sized enterprises)in a business climate dominated by Russian oligarchs and having ayoung and dysfunctional banking system.
The Russian language is the only official state language, butthe individual republics have often made their nativelanguage co-official next to Russian.
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 Russians in New York City - Johnson's Russia List 1-3-03
Still, he drank his tea in the old Russian style with a cube of sugar held between his teeth (a dentist's nightmare) and was known, when fueled with sufficient alcohol, to squat down, kick out his legs and dance a kazatsky across the living room floor.
An American-born Russian Orthodox priest officiating in Manhattan tells me that his kindergarten teachers thought he was dyslexic until they realized he had learned to make his letters in the Russian way, the R's backward.
There are also two Russian Orthodox churches, one that remained loyal to Moscow even in the Communist years and one that refused to have anything to do with the atheist government and still has a few axes to grind with the Moscow patriarchy.
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 List of cemeteries - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
This is a list of famous cemeteries, mausoleums and other places people are buried, world-wide.
The most famous person buried here is Ferdinand Lassalle, the founder of German Socialist Party.
Novodevichy Cemetery at the New Maidens' Convent, Moscow - many famous Russians and citizens of the former Soviet Union buried here including Nikita Khrushchev, the writers Nikolai Gogol and Anton Chekhov, and composers Sergei Prokofiev and Dmitri Shostakovich.
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 History of Russia, Famous Russians, Nobel Laureates -- WayToRussia.Net Guide to Russia
Russians or Ruses were one of the smaller Slavic tribes, but somehow this name was applied later for the great number of people who settled in the area between Baltic, White, Caspian and Black seas.
Russian elites failed to produce a suitable strategy for the developing of the state, there was no widely accepted leader to become a new tsar.
Russian Emperors were focused on expanding the territory and military power of the state.
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 Wikinfo | Collapse of the Soviet Union   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
However, a large part of the population of the Lithuanian SSR comprised ethnic Russians, and the Red Army had a strong presence there.
The Soviet Union initiated an economic blockade of Lithuania and kept troops there "to secure the rights of ethnic Russians." In January 1991, clashes between Soviet troops and Lithuanian civilians occurred, leaving 20 dead.
Boris Yeltsin and the semi-democratically elected Russian parliament opposed the coup, and the coup makers gave up on August 21, the same day that the third Baltic republic, Latvia, declared its independence.
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 List of Russians - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
See also List of Russian authors, which lists authors who wrote in Russian language.
Dmitry Ivanovich Vinogradov (1720?-1758), inventor of the Russian porcelain
See also List of Marshals of the Soviet Union.
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 Russia - FreeEncyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Russian Federation is by far the largest country of the world and spans both Europe and Asia.
The Russian Soviet Federal Republic declared its independence on August 24 of that year as the Russian Federation.
The Russian Federation stretches across much of the north of the supercontinent Eurasia and as such knows a great variety of landscapes and climates.
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 Famous and Infamous Germans from Russia
In my opinion our emigrant mothers and fathers who raised the families and broke the sod on the landscape of their new world could be considered famous.
This web-list includes famous Germans born in Russia or famous descendants of Germans from Russia.
He was born September 20, 1754, and served as the Russian Emporer from 1796 to 1801.
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 Best of Russia --- Famous Russians --- Politicians   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Vladimir Ulianov "Lenin" (1870-1924) was a leader of the 1917 Russian Revolution, organizer of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union and founder of the Soviet state, he continued the revolutionary teaching of Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels.
Born on May 4, 1870 this son of a Russian nobleman was to have a profound effect on the future of Russia and, indeed, the world.
Khrushchev, in his turn, fell from favor and was removed from office in 1964 and, after his death in 1971, was buried in the Novodyevichi Monastery rather than the Kremlin wall.
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 List of Russians   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
They may have emigratedd or immigratedd, and thus may appear in other "Lists of...", but nevertheless their names are linked to the words "Russia", "Russian", whether with pride, with shame, or with pain.
See also Russian literature and List of Russian authors.
List of Russian Grand Princes, Tsars and Emperors
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 famous russian people   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Note that several of the people on this list were prosecuted for their behavior...
States History of post-communist Russia List of famous Russians This article covers the history of the Soviet...
States History of post-communist Russia List of famous Russians The East Slavs are the ethnic group that evolved into the Russian, Ukrainian and Belarusian peoples.
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 Imperial Russia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
This period is also regarded by many as the Russian Empire, however many also consider the Soviet Union to have been a continuation of the empire up until the fall of the Soviet government in 1991.
Fixing the period of the Russian Empire is contentious, whereas fixing the period of Imperial Russia is more straightforward.
Russian Imperialism in Asia and the Russo-Japanese War
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 famous russians   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Russian Duels 1837: Aleksandr Pushkin mortally wounded in a...
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 Russia - Biocrawler definition:Russia - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Illiteracy was virtually nonexistent, higher education was very good and affordable, unemployment was practically non-existent, and gender relations were among the most remarkable in the world with females sometimes advancing further than males in their pursuit of careers, especially in science.
Teaching customers and encouraging consumer spending is a relatively tough task for many provincial areas where consumer demand is primitive, although some laudable progress has already been made in larger cities especially in clothing, food, entertainment industries.
As of the 2002 census, 79.8% of the population is ethnically Russian, 3.8% Tatar, 2% Ukrainian, 1.2% Bashkir, 1.1% Chuvash, 0.9% Chechen, 0.8% Armenian, and the remainder of 10.3% includes Mordvins, Belarusians, Georgians, Avars, Kazakhs, Udmurts, Azerbaijanis, Maris, Germans, Evenks, Ingushes, Inuit, Kalmyks, Karelians, Koreans, Chinese, Ossetians, Dolgan Nenetses, Tuvans, Yakuts and still others.
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 List of Russians -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
They may have (additional info and facts about emigrate) emigrated or (additional info and facts about immigrate) immigrated, and thus may appear in other "Lists of...", but nevertheless their names are linked to the words "Russia", "Russian", whether with pride, with shame, or with pain.
(Russian film maker who pioneered the use of montage and is considered among the most influential film makers in the history of motion pictures (1898-1948)) Sergei Eisenstein (1898-1948), film director
(Russian statesman chosen as president of the Russian Federation in 2000; formerly director of the Federal Security Bureau (born in 1952)) Vladimir Putin (b.
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 List of Russians : List of famous Russians   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
IV of Russia">Ivan IV of Russia, (1530 - 1584), Russian Czar
Alexander I of Russia, (1777 - 1825), Russian, Polish ruler
Catherine I of Russia, (1683 - 1727), Russian tsarina
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 Russia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Unrest of the downtrodden serfs and suppression of the growing [[Intelligentsia]] were [[Russian Revolution of 1905continuing problems]] however, and on the eve of [[World War I]], the position of Tsar [[Nicholas II of RussiaNicholas II]] and his dynasty appeared precarious.
The greatest challenge facing the Russian economy is how to encourage the development of [[Small and Medium-sized EnterpriseSME]] (small and medium sized enterprises) in a business climate with a young and dysfunctional banking system, dominated by [[Russian oligarchs]].
The [[Russian language]] is the only official state language, but the individual [[Republics of Russiarepublics]] have often made their native language co-official next to Russian.
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 Famous People From Russia on Almondnet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Scotland has given rise to many more famous people, notable in the arts, literature, the sciences and as inventors, philosophers, architects and so on than would be expected for a country of such modest size and population.
Led a survey of the Russian Empire (1840 - 1845) and predicted the...
.Russian philosophy appears as an independent tradition towards the end of nineteenth century.
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