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  Paul of Russia Information - TextSheet.com
Paul of Russia, (Russian Pavel I, Павел I Петрович) Emperor (Tsar) of Russia (1754 - 1801), reigned 1796 - 1801, was born in the Summer Palace in St Petersburg on October 1 1754.
Paul saw in the Russian Nobles an element of degeneracy, and introducing the high ideals of the Knights of Malta, was Paul's method of reform.
Paul suffered a lonely and strict upbringing and whilst he was eccentric and neurotic, he was not mentally unbalanced.
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 Paul I of Russia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Paul I of Russia (Russian: Pavel Petrovich, Павел I Петрович) (October 1, 1754 - March 23, 1801) was an Emperor (Tsar) of Russia (1796 - 1801).
Paul was born in the Summer Palace at St Petersburg.
A common unresearched view of Paul I is that he was mad, had a mistress, his acceptance of the office of Grand Master of the Order of St. John furthered his delusions, and that these eccentricities and his unpredictability in other areas led to his assassination.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Paul_of_Russia   (1751 words)

 Online NewsHour: Russia and the West -- June 24, 1999
PAUL MILLER: The 200 Russian paratroopers who raced to Pristina's airport before NATO and who were cheered by Serbs as they went, gave their country one of its few moments of glory in recent years.
PAUL MILLER: Russia's political leaders were deeply frustrated by the humiliation being unable to stop NATO's bombing of Yugoslavia, and by being ignored, despite threats of dire consequences if NATO persisted.
PAUL MILLER: The extreme nationalists represent a tiny percentage of the population, but the anger and distrust are also voiced more quietly in communities such as Prisotiv, 20 miles West of Moscow, where workers and moderate income families spend weekends in modest cottages.
www.pbs.org /newshour/bb/europe/jan-june99/russian_bear_6-24.html   (1371 words)

 On Point: Paul Klebnikov 1963-2004
Paul was born in 1963 in New York City, attended St. Bernard's School, Exeter Academy and the University of California “ Berkeley; he received his doctorate from the London School of Economics with a thesis on his hero, the great Russian reformist Prime Minister Piotr Stolypin, who was murdered in 1911(?).
Paul always said he felt he was one of the Russians and joked that he even walked the way the Russians did.
Paul keenly felt the suffering of ordinary Russian people, remarking how he would see men weep with despair in the subway at the end of a working day, and wondering how they managed to survive.
www.onpointradio.org /features/2004/pklebnikov.asp   (1173 words)

 Grand Duchess Olga of Russia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A granddaughter of Emperor Nicholas I of Russia, she married King George I of the Hellenes in 1867.
A daughter of Emperor Nicholas I of Russia, she married Crown Prince (later King) Karl of Württemberg in 1846.
Grand Duchess Olga Pavlovna of Russia (July 22, 1792 - January 26, 1795) was a daughter of Emperor Paul of Russia; she died in infancy.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Grand_Duchess_Olga_of_Russia   (208 words)

 Headlines & Bottom Line
Paul represented the Russia that could be —the one he believed in - and his death is a grim reminder of the Russia that is today.
Paul is receiving apt recognition for his exceptional work as journalist, writer, and warrior for the truth.
I hope that part of Paul’s legacy will be to provoke the Russian government to recognize that it is not acceptable to allow gangsters to kill with impunity and that it is in Russia’s best long-term interest to enforce the rule of law and guard freedom of expression.
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 Paul of Russia - FreeEncyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Paul of Russia, (Russian Pavel I) Emperor (Tsar) of Russia (1754 - 1801), reigned 1796 - 1801, was born in the Summer Palace in St Petersburg on 1 October (New Style), 1754.
During his infancy Paul was taken from the care of his mother by the Empress Elizabeth, whose ill-judged fondness is believed to have injured his health.
Paul and his wife were allowed to travel through western Europe in 1781-1782.
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 The Alexander Palace Time Machine Bios - Emperor Paul I   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Something had to be done with Paul, and it was impossible for the Tsarina to share her power with him, or train to him in statescraft.
Paul, who had grown to despise his wife as his father had hated his bride, was, at the age of 21, a widower.
Paul's relationship during the last three years of his life with a young woman, beginning when she was 19, has the familiar ring of mid-life crisis to it.
www.alexanderpalace.org /palace/Paul.html   (2489 words)

 Monarch Idealist — Emperor Paul I of Russia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
While absent from history annals, this very different view of Tsar Paul is supported by the crowds who attended his funeral as well as the 50th anniversary of his tragic death, and by the fresh flowers and burning candles which, until the Revolution, were always found by his grave in the Sts.
At an early age Paul is described as being sincerely religious, of an excellent and upright character; he was a voracious reader, had a remarkable memory, and was gifted with an aptitude for science and languages.
On their return to Russia, the Grand Ducal couple settled at Gatchina, a large and flourishing estate which Paul rather sensibly viewed "as a miniature version of the Empire he one day would rule, a mini-kingdom in which to test his ideas about government, economy, and reform....
www.roca.org /OA/51/51f.htm   (1705 words)

 Paul --  Encyclopædia Britannica
Son of Peter III (reigned 1762) and Catherine II the Great (reigned 1762–96), Paul was reared by his father's aunt, the empress Elizabeth (reigned 1741–61).
Today many critics call Paul Cézanne the Father of Modern Painting, but during most of his life he seemed to be a failure.
Paul Gaugin briefly joined van Gogh in the town of Arles, but left after the artist cut off part of his own ear.
www.britannica.com /eb/article?tocId=9058768   (682 words)

 Russia Revisited - Baron Paul Adolph Von Kleist - photos
Baron Paul Von Kleist was born in 1898 in Vinnitsa, Podolsk province, located in what was known as Little Russia, of the Imperial Russian Empire.
As his father was a military man, Paul would also devote his life to the service of the Czar.
In January 1918 Paul was granted leave of absence from the front, as military leave was due, and went home in Vinnitsa.
www.russiarevisited.com /insights/vonkliest/vonkleist.htm   (1099 words)

 National Catholic Reporter: The perils of accomodation: Russia and John Paul II   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
The great irony of John Paul's "Russia policy," according to observers here, is that the pope who began by rejecting John XXIII's and Paul VI's Ostpolitik--a policy of softening tensions with the Soviets, which a young Karol Wojtyla saw as lacking nerve--is today recycling that Ostpolitik in an ecumenical key.
There is a consensus that John Paul has gone to extraordinary lengths to advance relations with the Russian Orthodox, whose doctrinal and liturgical traditions he obviously reveres--so much so, in fact, that some Catholics fear the local church is being sacrificed in the bargain.
Protestantism in Russia is growing by leaps and bounds, they say, while the Catholic church sits on the sidelines for the sake of a murky ecumenical moment that never seems to arrive.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m1141/is_40_40/ai_n8588664   (1429 words)

 Paul Klebnikov, 1963-2004 - Forbes.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Paul joined Forbes in 1989 and rose to the position of senior editor at the magazine, specializing in Russian and Eastern European politics and economics, before assuming the editorship of Forbes Russia.
Paul's two books--Godfather of the Kremlin: The Decline of Russia in the Age of Gangster Capitalism, a biography of now-exiled billionaire oligarch Boris Berezovsky, and Conversation with a Barbarian (published in Russian, not English), concerning organized crime and Russia's war in Chechnya--are examples of the dangerous digging and reporting in which he engaged.
As Paul made clear at Forbes Russia's launch, he thought that Russia, despite setbacks, was entering an era in which a lawful, innovative, opportunity-enhancing, free-enterprise kind of capitalism was beginning to emerge.
www.forbes.com /2004/07/12/cz_sf_0712steveforbes.html   (666 words)

 CNN.com - Forbes Russia editor shot dead - Jul 9, 2004
MOSCOW, Russia (CNN) -- Paul Klebnikov, the editor of Forbes Russia who once penned a critical book on Russian tycoon Boris Berezovsky, was shot and killed as he left work Friday.
"Paul was a superb reporter -- courageous, energetic, ever-curious," Steve Forbes, the president and editor-in-chief of Forbes magazine, said in a statement sent to all employees.
Klebnikov was the first editor of Forbes Russia, which launched in April with a circulation of about 40,000.
www.cnn.com /2004/WORLD/europe/07/09/forbes.russia   (322 words)

 Pravda.RU John Paul II invades Russia from the south
A powerful explosive device was defused on the night of May 17th in Kaspiisk, a town in the North Caucasian republic of Daghestan where a terrorist explosion had killed 42 people on May 9th, said the press service of the Daghestani interior ministry.
At their meeting in Sochi on Friday, the Presidents of Russia and Ukraine, Vladimir Putin and Leonid Kuchma, plan to discuss key aspects of cooperation between the two countries, above all in trade and in the economic sphere.
Russia's minister of culture: globalisation is a threat to the Slavonic world as well
newsfromrussia.com /cis/2002/05/23/29137.html   (2294 words)

 Cover story -- Pope’s Russia Policy: The perils of accomodation: Russia and John Paul II
Russia has haunted Pope John Paul II, from the confrontation with Communism during his first decade to his push for reconciliation with the Russian Orthodox in the last.
The great irony of John Paul’s “Russia policy,” according to observers here, is that the pope who began by rejecting John XXIII’s and Paul VI’s Ostpolitik -- a policy of softening tensions with the Soviets, which a young Karol Wojtyla saw as lacking nerve -- is today recycling that Ostpolitik in an ecumenical key.
There is a consensus that John Paul has gone to extraordinary lengths to advance relations with the Russian Orthodox, whose doctrinal and liturgical traditions he obviously reveres -- so much so, in fact, that some Catholics fear the local church is being sacrificed in the bargain.
ncronline.org /NCR_Online/archives2/2004c/091704/091704a.php   (3236 words)

 Reviews of Fatima, Russia & John Paul II, by Timothy Tindal-Robertson   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Fatima, Russia and Pope John Paul II is an indispensable record of the role of Our Lady and the Holy Father in relation to the unprecedented events in Central and Eastern Europe.
Others insist that since Russia was not explicitly mentioned on either occasion, the consecration was invalid.
You have had the happy and noble idea to show and establish the connection that exists between the consecration of Russia, made by the Holy Father on 25th March 1984, and the collapse of Communism in the East.
www.theotokos.org.uk /pages/breviews/ttindalr/frjpiire.html   (843 words)

 Encyclopedia: Paul-of-Russia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
He was born in the Summer Palace at St Petersburg.
Yet Radishchev was kept in his own estate under police supervision.
Poor, Poor Paul ("Бедный, бедный Павел") is directed by Vitaliy Mel'nikov and stars Viktor Sukhorukov as Emperor Paul I. The film portrays Paul I more compassionately than the long-existing stories about him.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Paul_of_Russia   (1663 words)

 DP: Showcase - Ruffians Results Fall 1907
With Russia having built a unit, and England not only up +2 >this coming winter, he should re-evaluate just how powerful a minor amount >of press can be.
Russia is pushingme against you as hard as possible.
Russia > is already promising me help in getting back into Mun, but his A War is a > little out of > position to do that.
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 DP: Showcase - Ruffians Results Fall 1910   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Russia's only means of covering Stp is to order Mos there, covering Mos with Ukr-Mos supported by A Sev.
Paul, I am looking at it now, the board I mean, and you're absolutely right.
Paul, Heading out the door --(I am working tonite, ack) But sorry, yes, Retreating OTB from Belgium is definitely the plan.
www.diplom.org /Showcase/ruffians/press/1910f.html   (13296 words)

 USATODAY.com - Russia: Papal visit possible   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian government is working to organize a historic visit by Pope John Paul II "in the near future," Prime Minister Mikhail Kasyanov said Tuesday.
Reports have surfaced recently that the Vatican wants to arrange a stopover in Russia when John Paul goes to Mongolia in August to inaugurate a Roman Catholic cathedral in the mainly Buddhist country.
The Roman Catholic Church contends it has a moral right to be active in Russia, which had Roman Catholic communities — mostly ethnic Germans and Poles — before the 1917 Revolution.
www.usatoday.com /news/world/2003-04-22-pope-russia_x.htm   (390 words)

 Russia, Terrorism
AFP: As US and Russia converge on terror, seed of 'new world order' seen.
Speaker of Russia's upper house of parliament Yegor Stroyev agreed.
Russia faction is currently engaged in drafting its own version of a bill
www.cdi.org /russia/Johnson/5465.html   (7457 words)

 Paul of Russia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
The four-and-a-half years of Paul's rule in Russia were "unquestionably the reign of a madman" as his future assassins and some historians would later call it.
The excitement of the change from his retired life in Gatchina to omnipotence drove him almost below the line of insanity.
The inscription on the monument erected in Paul's times near the St Michael Palace reads "To the Grandfather from the Grandson".
usapedia.com /p/paul-of-russia.html   (1227 words)

 Coins & Medals of Imperial Russia: Paul I
Son of Catherine II (“the Great”), he reigned from 1796 in a despotic manner, hoping to save Russia from a revolution such as France had seen.
He was murdered in 1801 by guards officers who had grown tired of Paul’s incompetence and his harsh treatment of them
Paul, son of Catherine the Great, was deeply religious, and his religious sentiments are reflected in this coin.
www.library.yale.edu /slavic/coins/html/paul1.html   (177 words)

 USATODAY.com - Paul McCartney visits Russia for the first time   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Paul McCartney, who ruffled the West when he co-wrote the Beatles' Back in the U.S.S.R., visited Russia, 35 years after the song's debut.
McCartney and his wife, Heather Mills, attended a ceremony Thursday at the St. Petersburg Conservatory, Russia's oldest musical institution, where the 60-year-old singer-composer was named an honorary professor.
Despite the conservatory's high-culture aura — luminaries such as Dmitri Shostakovich studied and taught there — the audience greeted McCartney with applause as loud and long as any pop star could want.
www.usatoday.com /life/music/news/2003-05-23-mccartney-russia_x.htm   (238 words)

 Paul of Russia Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
*''Paul of Tarsus'', formerly Saul, a disciple and apostle of Jesus
*''Paul, Cape VerdePaul'', a municipality of Cape Verde
* Paul is the chosen name of many Catholic Popes upon election as Pope.
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 Pope John Paul II Russia Pastoral Visit - Johnson's Russia List 5-20-03
It was released in response to the recent statement of the Vatican press service's director Joaquin Navarro-Valls that the Pope could come to Russia to return the copy of the icon.
The icon is "one of the many that were used in liturgies and were illegally smuggled from the country during the years of trouble," the patriarchy pointed out.
The possibility of a meeting between Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Alexei II with the Pope "fully depends on Vatican's readiness to take steps towards real settlement of problems between the two Churches," the document reads.
www.cdi.org /russia/johnson/7188-4.cfm   (283 words)

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