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    The Russian Era Essay

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    the preferences of Russian collectors nowadays, it is reasonable to question if it is prompted by the development of Russian art during Soviet era. During the October Revolution in 1917 to 1932, the Lenin’s era was a period of relative freedom and experimentation for the art in any forms inside the country. Wide variety of trends was tolerated by the government, given that they were not explicitly oppose to the government. Lenin was conservative and traditional in art. He hated any new art movements by that time and declared that art must serve as utilitarian function of promoting the Revolution. He was the one set the future route by strongly encouraging that artists serve party interests and reinforce the power of the party. However, he did not execute this policy as what Stalin did, severely punished those who did not follow the party direction. Although government did not control the artists, numerous of them emigrated because of their opposition to the government (Fox, 1977). In 1932, Stalin 's government took control of the arts and published a decree entitled “Reorganization of Literary and Art Institutions”. It stated that Socialist Realism was the only theory and method of artistic expression suitable to Soviet society…

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    Russian Culture

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    For my ethnography project decided to study the Russian culture. The Russian culture is very unique in many ways. Growing in a big Russian family and seeing how different I am from others around me I wanted to learn more about the Russian culture. In many ways it is different and interesting to learn what my ancestors were like and how they lived. Just imaging all the amazing things that they did and I am proud to be part of this culture, even though I don’t know much about it. There are many…

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    The Russian Revolution

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    The Russian Revolution in 1917 was a terrible year for the people in Russia. World War I was a dangerous war that involved a lot of countries that fought against other countries. Russia did not have modernized weapons that would give them an advantage against their enemies , not having modernized weapons to a high number of casualties and Russia had a lot of casualties like the in the battle of Tannenberg. Russia’s economy was struggling, so many people lacked necessary materials and food…

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    Russian Peasants

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    How far do you agree that life for peasants was uniformly bleak during the period from 1855 to 1956? By 1956, the Russian peasantry had finally been liberated by Khrushchev as he had introduced passports and finally given them identification. This was a massive step from what peasant life was like in the 1850’s – where serfdom was the most dominant form of relation between the peasants and the nobility, meaning that peasants in Russia were bound under the rules and regulations of the higher…

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    The painting that I decided to write about is one of the most popular paintings in the museum and its called “The Russian Bride’s Attire”. The Russian bride 's attire history is one of the most paintings I have ever seen in my life. The dimension of this painting is 110 x 147 inches. It was made by a very famous Russian painter named Konstantin Makovsky in 1887 and it was completed in Russia. Konstantin Makovsky was born on june 20th in moscow. In 1851 Makovsky got into Moscow school of…

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    In 1917, Russia pulled out of World War I due to an uprising in the motherland. The events that followed were termed the Russian Revolution. It led to the end of a 300-year-old imperial government and the creation of the first communist nation. Despite the fact that the Russian Revolution is called a single event, it was in fact first, a revolution, then, a coup. The first revolution was really a street riot over food scarcity gone out of control. Pressure from the people and Duma, the…

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    Russian culture has always had a big impact on my life as a mixed, Russian/Black individual. And as most Russians will tell you, food is a huge part of their culture. I grew up with so many diverse food on my plate over the year and simply assumed that that was just what everyone ate until I started going to school and noticing other kids lunches, and they started to notice mine. But at the heart of my semi-Russian experience there are four foods that seem to best capture the ideal Russian…

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    Russian Reformers Dbq

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    Throughout the 19th century Russian reformers demanded the setting up of a democratically elected Constituent Assembly. At first groups like Land and Liberty used non-violent methods to gain reform but in 1879, the People's Will was formed. In January, 1880, the group contacted the Russian government and claimed they would call off the terror campaign if the Russian people were granted a constitution that provided free elections and an end to censorship. On 25th February, 1880, Alexander II…

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    Russian Orthodox Religion

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    Holy Synod was formed which lasted till 1917, last phase that they enjoyed the privileges before it saw its total freedom in 1990’s. The policy of the Bolsheviks was really harsh on the religious grounds profoundly hostile particular to Russian orthodox. On January 23, 1918 a decree was issued declaring the separation of the church from the state and the school from the church. This decree put an end to the centuries old alliance between the church and state, where later during 1990’s, despite…

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    The Russian Revolution was a major turning point in Russian history. Destructive, dangerous, harsh, and cruel are words that characterize the Russian Revolution. The Russian Revolution caused major political changes in Russia. The Russian Revolution had many negative outcomes, but it also had some positive outcomes. The Russian Revolution was a failure because there was a loss of many freedoms such as press, speech, and equality. Joseph Stalin also reduced the rights of many Russians. Many…

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