26 Nov

The Legacy of Soviet Dissent: Dissidents, Democratisation

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In Simon Hawke's The Wizard of Camelot, a resurrected Merlin is nearly assassinated by a Provisional IRA terrorist in 2182. But analysts say the Kremlin's recent folly in Ukraine is undermining the project, sending ripples of consternation through some post-Soviet republics. Central Asian streets often can be very dusty or muddy, so wearing shoes indoors is a serious social offense. For the first time, economic reforms now explicitly recognized the need for competitive market relations.

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25 Nov

Everyday Stalinism: Ordinary Life in Extraordinary Times:

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This mostly landlocked, huge northerly landmass bound on the north and east by icy, uninviting seas, on the south by rugged mountains, and on the west by a generally flat, open land border, posed great challenges to the people who lived there. Anyone with an interest in the thorny issue of Russia’s foreign policy should read this book. Such progressive and peace movements deliberately or unconsciously blamed the West for the world’s tensions and arms race.

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25 Nov

Law and Democracy in the New Russia (Brookings Dialogues on

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He and other reform-minded politicians began to perceive that serious dissent could be expressed only from outside the party structure. The western nations regarded the forceful seizure of power in Czechoslovakia as a symbol of 'Russian aggression'. Roughly a quarter end up in the United States. The Eurasian Union is modeled after the 19th century customs and currency unions, which were at the heart of spheres of influence in Central Europe.

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25 Nov

The Selling Of The Soviet Empire

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The relic will spend 155 days orbiting Earth in a specially designated place aboard the ISS. It's quite likely that Foer's grandfather was one of these survivors. The rabbis of the school were not happy that I was not studying their holy subjects. Bill Gertz, "Russian Agents Teach Iranian Spies," The Washington Times, November 9, 1995, p. 1. We do this to achieve our objectives…During the next few years, our country will enter a period of major construction and there are many advanced scientific techniques and scientific management experiences we need to learn from the USA.

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25 Nov

NATO Expansion and US Strategy in Asia: Surmounting the

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President Clinton visited Moscow in May 1995 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the end of World War II in Europe. Oligarchs are the handful of Russian tycoons who own everything from sports teams to major oil companies. He was so superstarish, it was simple curiosity. As a result, and with generally improving financial conditions, architecture blossomed in unbelieving rates. INHALT: Michael Daxner: Zum Geleit - Andreas Umland: Zum Stand und zur Zukunft des Projektes «Hochschullehre in Osteuropa» - Matthias Bürgel: Osteuropäische Hochschullehre zwischen Politik und Gesellschaft - Claudia Dathe/Uwe Dathe: «Gelegentliche Gedanken über Universitäten in ukrainischem Sinn»: Der Provinzialismus im Hochschulwesen behindert die Nationsbildung - Svetlana Malyseva/Alla Sal'nikova: Die russische akademische Kultur im 20.

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25 Nov

Seward's Folly: A New Look at the Alaska Purchase

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When a high level of concern with the Holocaust became widespread in American Jewry, it was, given the important role that Jews play in American media and opinion-making elites, not only natural, but virtually inevitable that it would spread throughout the culture at large. In the context of the Cold War, in the late 1950s and 1960s, the system of internaty to house children and adults with disabilities grew exponentially. However, Poland negotiated free elections, Hungary opened its borders and East German leader Honecker resigned when it became apparent the Soviets would not support him.

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25 Nov

Romantics, Reformers, Reactionaries: Russian Conservative

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Radzinsky, The Last Tsar (1992), pp. 244, 303-304.; Bill Keller, "Cult of the Last Czar," The New York Times, Nov. 21, 1990.; See also: W. A decade ago, and a good deal more nervous, she did six months on the programme as a presenter and producer. Brezhnev succeeded Khrushchev as first secretary (later called general secretary) with Aleksei N. Edited by Minority Rights Group; ... [et al.] The A to Z of World Development. And it shows that there's a human element to nonproliferation that sanctions, inspection and export control regimes can't always account for.

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24 Nov

Watching the Bear: Essays on CIA's Analysis of the Soviet

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Once it launches a nuclear counter-attack, it undoubtedly will inflict an unbearable strike on the enemy.” [202] Note the Orwellian double talk of not winning nuclear wars, but checking them. Like the early Christians, many of the old Bolsheviks were hostile or indifferent to marriage, though of course for opposite reasons. USSR Energy Atlas, Washington DC pp. 12 -28. ____________, Directorate of Intelligence (1988) Revisiting Soviet Economic Performance under Glasnost: Implications for CIA estimates, SOV 88-10068, Washington DC CIA September.

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24 Nov

Road to Revolution (Princeton Legacy Library)

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He received his undergraduate and graduate degrees in physics. The Russian speakers have become the objects of propaganda campaigns and found themselves under the close watch of various intelligence agencies in Russia’s neighborhood. Hence the concepts of the family and marriage were {p. 23} greatly overshadowed by the concern with liberation of the individual from all external constraint. During his tenure (1953-64), world politics became much more complex as the insecurities of the Cold War persisted; Khrushchev ultimately was undone by a combination of failed policy innovations in agriculture, party politics, and industry.

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24 Nov

Putin's Russia: Past Imperfect, Future Uncertain

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A statue of Soviet Union founder Vladimir Lenin is seen at the central square in the town of Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. More people are able to go on vacation, buy new cars, and get a good education. There was one thing missing to make the world of his childhood complete: an ideology. His colleagues report that he ordered his professors to come from the university to Gorbachev's office to tutor and test him.

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