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  • How Does Putin Encourage Nationalism

    loss in support; it is actually helping him become more trusted by the public. Figure 1: Pew Research Center Survey Results Many adult Russians were raised during the Soviet Union and have a sense of nostalgia for those times. They perceive the world through the Soviet education they received. As mentioned earlier, 69% of Russians agree that it is a bad thing the Soviet Union dissolved (Simmons, Stokes, and Poushter 2015). They remember the global power and influence they had, which relatively disappeared with the fall of the Soviet Union. The Soviet Union had two different kinds of republics: the autonomous republics and the union republics. The union republics included modern-day Russia, Latvia, Lithuania, Ukraine, Estonia, Belarus, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Armenia, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Moldova, and Turkmenistan. They were separated after the Soviet Union dissolved, but many of the autonomous republics are still part of modern-day Russia. The autonomous republics were less independent than the union republics, but were higher than the autonomous oblasts or autonomous okrugs (Giuliano 2006). After the fall of the Soviet Union, there were many republics that called to secede from the new Russian government (Giuliano 2006). Some republics were had a higher number of citizens that were pro-secessionist than others, depending on the strength of ethnonationalist movements in the region. In the end, these regions remained part of the Russian…

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  • Son Of Saul And Maus Analysis

    The absolute horror of the Holocaust has made it difficult and sometimes controversial to depict it in various forms of media. Two such works of art, Son of Saul and Maus, take very unique approaches to trying to capture the experiences of the Holocaust. Both works share key themes such as the importance of family in maintaining hope and the perpetrator conflict with Jews and Poles. Of course, the two works aren’t exactly the same and there are some major thematic differences. Perhaps the most…

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  • How Did Belarus Gain The Independence Of The Soviet Union?

    The Soviet Union was established in 1922 and lasted until approximately 1991. From 1940 to 1991, the Soviet Union was made up of fifteen republics.Between the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries, Russia began to expand its territory. Then in 1922 the Bolsheviks controlled Russia and formed the Soviet Union, a communist state comprised of fifteen republics. Russia was th largest and most powerful of these. Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Belarus, Ukraine, and Russia were among the republics of the…

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  • Veneshintourist Case Study

    3. GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT COMPANY “VNESHINTOURIST” The Vneshintourist Company has been working at the tourist services’ market since 1996. The firm is created by group of the employees having a wide experience in system of "Intourist". "Vneshintourist" is one of the leading tour operators of the Republic of Belarus and enters at the top 10 ratings of the largest travel companies of the Republic. Many Belarusian agencies, firms of the foreign and neighboring countries in more than 50 world’s…

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  • Situation Analysis Ikea

    of the crucial means which can help companies to run their business on long terms, stay competitive and meet customer needs around the world. International marketing can be a reason of success or collapse if wrongly governed or handled. This case study attempts to analyze the challenges of International marketing which might arise when a company decides to expand its business in a foreign country. The company which has been selected for this case study is a Swedish furniture manufacturer IKEA…

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  • Wikipedia Comparison Essay

    With a smartphone – a person holds the knowledge of the world in one hand. The internet overflows with information and is valuable when exploring something new. However, regulating such a vast ocean of information is a near impossible task, and this blurs the line between fact and fiction. Wikipedia allows anyone to openly contribute to any subject, which in turn can lead to a lack of, or worse yet, false information. The validity and organization of an article is of supreme importance on…

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  • Marc Chagall Research Paper

    Marc Chagall was an artist who was not defined by his present surroundings, but one who drew directly from his rich cultural past. Chagall was an artist of Belarusian Jewish descent who spent his formative years in a small Hassidic community where he was directly inspired by the rural scenes so essential to his artistic identity. Chagall is hard to categorize into one style or movement, he borrows many visual elements of Symbolism, Fauvism, Cubism, and Surrealism. He has his own personal,…

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  • Fareed Zakaria The Rise Of Illiberal Democracy Analysis

    This is the country where I am from, so I can say a lot about it. The president of the country Alexander Lukashenko is in power for 22 years already. He became a president through the process of elections that were fair and free enough in 1994. I think he was just lucky in some way at those elections. It was three candidates: the first candidate was the previous leader Kebich (Communist party), the other one was a leader of the opposition and the oppositional Belarus People’s Front Party Zyanon…

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  • The Chernobyl Disaster

    after the disaster. Some theories included that fetuses in the womb of women exposed to the highest level radiation were at risk for central nervous center damage. Studies have shown that children born after Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombs cause children mental retardation. Statistics show out of 100 children, as fetus exposed to 1 Sv (100 R), 40 would become mentally challenge, but with lower exposure the risk decreased. (Lindblom, 2011). The radiation of Chernobyl still lingers in the water,…

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  • Heineken Case Study

    entire issued share capital of Scottish & Newcastle plc. Through the deal, Heineken will ultimately obtain a number 1 position in the UK and number 2 positions in the key markets of Portugal, Ireland, Finland and Belgium, as well as greater exposure to developing markets and segments, with positions in India and the US import market. Heineken acquired Krusovice Brewery in the Czech Republic from Radeberger Gruppe KG. As a result of this transaction, the market share of Heineken in the Czech…

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