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  • The Russian Confederation

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    The Russian Confederation spans two continents and is the largest country in the world. Ethnic Russians are Caucasian. Russians’ skin color and features are comparable to European Americans. They are usually fair complected, and may sunburn easily. Many Russian immigrants in the United States speak english with varying levels of fluency. Exposure to the English language is due to the fact that professional literature is often printed in English. Education is very important, baccalaureate or graduate

  • Essay on Russian Composers

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          Russian composers are often mentioned in history as the most influential in the world. With style unlike any other, Russians are able to capture mood through a unique ability to capture exactly what they feel. Exactly how the Russians are able to do this is unknown, though through this, the greatest composers have turned out to be Russian. Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff and Shostakovich are all able to write and portray the most detailed feelings and moods, and it is to

  • Russian Culture Essay

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    “Russian Culture” When we hear the term Russian culture many Americans tend to have negative thoughts like the cold war, their government ruling with an iron hand, and the Red Scare. These thoughts do not do the justice to the Russian people or to their long history as a people dating back to INSERT DATE. One of the major themes throughout Russian history and this course is the idea that the Russian people value intangible things more than the tangible. The Russian people have a long rich heritage

  • Modern Russian Music Bands

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    In the collapsed Russian Empire, modern generations grasp onto national strength and pride in their remembrance of their pasts. In art, the Russian people immortalize their history through songs about their true inner power and endurance. Bands like Alisa, DDT, Gazmanov, and Arkona comment on the state of modern Russia in comparison to it's past, and while some bands idealize the inner Slavs of the Russian people, others glorify their endurance, and others still are accepting of the new lack of strength

  • Russians and Br Essay

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    no nationality would be offended. In addition, not every Russian wanted the uniting of other Slavs with Russia. In 1915, Gabriel de Wesselitsky, a Russian journalist, declared that that Pan-Slavism was supported by only the weakest and most oppressed. He argued that the supporters of Pan-Slavism would visit Russia to complain of their suffering and discrimination, and try to unsuccessfully provoke Russian sympathy. <br> <br>Many Russian rulers believed that it was their duty to unite their Slavic

  • The Russian World Russian Federation Essay

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    The present day Russian Federation involves a democratic system, given the presence of elections, an independent judiciary, and the supremacy of law. Yet, in democracy, the crux of it involves an inevitable paradox: law limits state power, but the state must have the power to enforce the law. However, finding the balance of the ability to enforce laws, and therefore maintaining order, while not infringing on civil liberties, requires a mutual understanding, a social contract, between the rulers and

  • The Effects Of Russian Culture On Military Operations

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    The Effects of Russian Culture on Military Operations in That Region Introduction Understanding a country’s culture as it pertains to military operations is highly important in the modern era. defines culture as “the behaviors and beliefs characteristic of a particular social, ethnic, or age group”. There are many examples throughout history that show the negative consequences of ignoring or misunderstanding the cultures of other countries. The most recent example is our long sustained

  • Russian Negotiation Report Essay

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    Russian Negotiation Report (Director of the Archives) 1. What, in general, did you learn about negotiation from the simulation? What surprised you? What would you do differently? The pub was chosen to be the place to meet. It was meant to be a friendly place with drinks so that barriers would be broken. Of course, given it was just a simulation and we actually knew each other as friends, I’m guessing the real world scenario would be slightly different, or at least the effect of

  • The Russian Mafia

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    The Russian Mafia, also known as Bratva (Brotherhood) is a collection of various organized crime groups that originated during the former Soviet Union era. It is made up of underworld leadership in which engages in providing illegal goods and services that range anywhere from drugs and weapons smuggling to gambling and human trafficking. As in the U.S, there is no universally accepted definition of organized crime in Russia. However, the Bratva shares many basic characteristics with other well-known

  • The Russian Revolution Of 1917

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    World War I was a direct catalyst, though arguably not the sole cause of the Russian Revolution of 1917. Even before the outbreak of war, the Russian population were largely dissatisfied with the government under the Tsarist regime. Though the Great War played a role in sparking the Russian Revolution, with much of the unstable faith in the Tsar collapsing in Military Russia, it would be naïve to discredit the mounting economic and social pressures that contributed to the fall of the Tsarist Regime