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  • Democratization In Russia

    There has been much discussion and debate over whether Russia has truly and sufficiently transitioned into a democratic state. My notion of democracy is a system that includes free-markets, free-elections and has significant amounts of political and economic competition. Looking at Russia it is clear that none of these factors are full present. Although Russia has transition significantly form a communist regime, they still remain by definition a ‘state-managed’ democracy. As for the other Soviet successor states democratization has been achieved in some instances and has failed to be achieved in many others. In the case of the Baltic countries (Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania), they have all had great success with democratization. All 3 countries…

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  • Russia Pest Analysis

    1. Russia is one of the world 's richest countries in raw materials, many of which are significant inputs for an industrial economy. According to Igor Booth of Institute of Modern Russia, Russia accounts for roughly 20% of the world 's production of natural gas and oil and control enormous reserves of both fuels. This abundance has made Russia virtually self-sufficient in energy and a large-scale exporter of fuels. Russia possesses bountiful reserves of manganese, nickel, iron ore, platinum,…

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  • Political Change In Russia

    Russia’s modern political landscape is as much a product of its past as it is of its present. Throughout history, Russia has undergone numerous societal and political transformations. The Eastern Slavs were and are the most significant ethnic and linguistic group of people in Russia and the surrounding countries.1 The Russian Slavs were traditionally regarded as a part of the remote eastern world and for centuries existed in isolation from Europe. During this time, an autocratic system of rule…

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  • The IMF Crisis In Russia

    end of 1991 the world witnessed the meteoric crumbling of the Soviet Union giving way to what would ultimately be called the Russian Federation. The situation in post cold war Russia was rapidly deteriorating both economically and politically. The leader of the communist regime at the time, Mikhail Gorbachev, was receiving increasing internal pressure to resign and external pressure from the West to democratize. On one side the old communist guard was pushing Gorbachev to stay course with…

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  • The Impact Of The Westernization Of Russia

    Russia has been amidst a series of controversies ever since the Cold War ended in 1991. One of the most substantial controversies involves the westernization of Russia. After the dissolution of the Soviet Union, Russia made the decision of integrate itself into the western world. This essay discusses what Russia hoped to achieve by attempting to unify itself into the western world, how it planned to integrate, and the challenges it faced along the way. After the Soviet Union concluded, Russia…

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  • Effects Of Industrialization In Russia

    Industrialization of Russia The industrialization of Russia was an important time in history. For the Russians, anyway. The Russians started to industrialize and produced helpful products. The industrialization of Russia was an important time in history. For the Russians, anyway. The Russians started to industrialize, which seemed like a good thing, but later turned out to be a bad thing. Industrialization is the development of industries in a country or region on a wide scale. Such as going…

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  • Religion In Stalinist Russia

    The Persecution of Religion in Stalinist Russia Throughout history, religion has played an important role in shaping culture, government and the economy, but it is important to also consider times when the absence of religion has done the same. Under the control of Joseph Stalin and the Communist party in the early 1920s, Russia became the first nation to institutionalize atheism. Propelled by the ideals of communism and the example of his predecessor, Stalin sought to secularize the nation and…

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  • Intellectual Culture In Russia

    government of Russia. Second would be about the first Intelligently and how it started, under the Soviet rule and many other things. Third would be about Russia’s Intellectual problem or problems, and fourth is Origins of Russian Intellectual Culture. Fifth and finally will be about the of Russian Intellectuals. Some of these things will probably contain extra information, but this is just a general summary. The word Intellectual or Intellectuals is a person or people possessing a highly…

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  • The Importance Of Leadership In Russia

    “It is wrong to make anyone into an enemy; it is wrong to scare the people of one 's own country with that enemy and try to rally some allies on that basis. What we need is to work openly and honestly on solutions to the problem. We want that and we are ready for that.” -Vladimir Putin, August 29 2008, CNN interview Introduction Russia is one of the greatest countries in the Europe and played important role in many events of modern history. After centuries of consolidating its power in the…

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  • Military Culture In Russia

    Russia Russia is a country in Europe that has existed and been inhabited since Paleolithic times. Russian Federation or Modern Russian has grown into the largest country in the world. Several major events have built Russia into what we know today. The early history during the ninth century C.E. Kievan Russia developed the first political party that reigned from the 10th-12th century (The World Fact Book, 2016). Since then there have been a plethora of leaders and developments. They…

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