Essay on Russian

Anna Karenina Analysis

Anna KareninaLeo Tolstoy’s novel, Anna Karenina, upon its release received a mix critical reception, with Russian critics either condemningor applauding the novel primarily on its views of Russian society. Thematically, the novel parallels its heroine’s, Anna Karenina,moral and social conflicts with Constantin Levin’s internal struggle to find the meaning of life. There are many others […]

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The Literature Legacy of Fyodor Dostoevsky

The aim of this paper is to discuss the cultural legacy left to the present generations by one of the most prolific and globally acknowledged giants of Russian classical literature Fyodor Dostoevsky. The paper focuses on the “Gentle Creature” and the “Ridiculous Man” short stories and provides a detailed compare and contrast analysis of the […]

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Timeline of Computer

The abacus Is developed In China. It was later adopted by the Japanese and the Russians. ass’s ad? Arabic numbers including the zero (represented by a dot) were invented in India. Arabic translations of Indian math texts brought these numbers to the attention of the Europeans. Arabic numbers entered Europe by means of Spain around […]

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Nineteenth-century Russian critic Vissarion Belinsky famously called Eugene Onegin an ‘encyclopaedia of Russian life

he novel Eugene Onegin was written by Alexander Pushkin between 1825 and 1832, and was published in its final single volume form in 1837. At the time the book was written, Russia had undergone the reforms of Peter the Great and Europe had a great influence on the ideas, styles and even language of Russia’s […]

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Russian Culture

Russian culture has a long history. “In fact early Russia was not exactly ‘Russia,’ but a collection of cities that gradually coalesced into an empire. In the early part of the ninth century, a Scandanavian people known as the Varangians and their leader Rurik invested in one of these first cities, Novgorod. Rurik’s successor, Oleg […]

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Superfluous Man

A Hero of Our Time is a novel that specifically reveals the environment of Russian society during the early 1800s. In an attempt to create a portrait of the vices of an entire generation Lermontov paints the portrait of Pechorin as he tries to diagnose the malady of the time. Each of female characters plays […]

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Kristallnacht Analysis

Source F is a cartoon from a Russian newspaper on the 10th of November which is the day after the destructions, and source G is a cartoon about Kristallnacht published in a British magazine on the 30th of November. Because source F is published in a Russian newspaper the day after the event, they have […]

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Why did the Tsarist regime fall in 1917

1. The message of the cartoon is that the workers in Russia support the whole country – and without them Russia would collapse. It also shows that the rest of the Russians are having an easy and comfortable life at the workers expense, and that this is very unfair. The cartoonist gets this message across […]

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To what extent did Alexander II succeed in reforming Russian life

The aim of this essay, as the title suggests, is to explain to what extent Alexander succeeded in reforming Russian life and institutions. When Alexander II came to power in 1855 Russia was under a feudal regime where there was still serfdom. Economically the country had bad infrastructure and its economy was based in a […]

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Assess the impact that Lenin had on Russia and the Russian People

When the Russian Revolution began in 1917, Lenin returned from his exile abroad to put into action his plans for the Bolsheviks. He managed to win the Civil War and seize power despite initially holding only a small area of the country due to a combination of the Red’s own organization and the failings of […]

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Assess the impact Stalin had on Russia and on the Russian people

Stalin came into power very controversially when Lenin died. Before Lenin had died he wrote a letter saying that he had serious worries that if Stalin came into power he would let the power go to his head. Stalin still managed to become head of the communist party after a big struggle for power with […]

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Assess the impact that Stalin had on Russia and the Russian people

Stalin came to power in 1928 after cleverly outsmarting his political opponents by playing them off against each other, while he remained an unlikely source of leader until only he remained. Stalin changed the economic footing of Russia enormously. Industrialization, the development of industry was massive. After 13 years, production figures for almost all products […]

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Who do you think was the more important figure in Russian history, Lenin or Stalin? 

I think that Lenin was the more important figure in Russian history. Fundamentally Stalin would not have been able to do what Lenin did, and he would not have been able to do what he himself did where it not for Lenin. Stalin did actually do far more than Lenin did, but there are some […]

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Access the impact that Lenin had on Russia and the Russian people?

Lenin was born Vladimir Ilich Ulyanov in 1870. At this time Russia was under rule by the Tsar who ruled Russia autocratically.Lenin was scared at an early age by witnessing the execution of his brother who was hanged for treason; he tried to assassinate the Tsar Alexander III.At an early age, in his early twenties […]

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To What Extent Did Stalin Successfully Socialise Russian Society

During the period after the collapse of the Tsarist regime of Nicholas II, and the rise of the Bolshevik party headed by Lenin and then Stalin, Russia underwent serious, complex and far reaching reforms both physically through industrial revolution and economic planning but also as a society, particularly under Stalin.Under Stalin Russian Society underwent a […]

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Last man standing: Russian hero Sergey Tetyukhin

London, Great Britain, August 8, 2012 – For the first time ever, a team which was down 2-0 in an Olympic final fought back to win gold. In the middle of the Russian court, clearly knowing that those were his last minutes with the Russian flag on his jersey, was standing one of the volleyball […]

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Espionage – 643 words – College

In the article entitled “Russian Intelligence Gathering in the United States”, the author was able to clearly announce the topic as well as his/her intention in writing the article in the introductory part. The readers are able have a glimpse of what the article has to offer by only reading the introduction. The author was […]

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Feasibility Study Analysis

Dessert Category Trends and Consumer Insights CHOCOLATE LAVA DIVINE – 7740111630 WHITE RUSSIAN SKOOOPZ™ – 7740181214 GRASSHOPPER SKOOOPZ™ – 7704181213 Drive Profits with a Winning Line-Up of Decadent Desserts Desserts are a sweet way for operators to drive sales and increase profit margins. Even in tough economic times, desserts hold their own. For example, evening […]

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Omon Ra Analysis

“Omon Ra”, a novel written by the Russian author, Victor Pelevin, is definitely an interesting and enjoyable story. The story deals with the central character, Omon Krizomazov, who lives up to his dream in becoming an astronaut and flying into space. Omon’s family is broken and absent which leads him in becoming a child of […]

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The Diary of a Russian Factory Worker: 1905

I am writing a diary entry for the first time to let out something about my encumbrance or troubles, its new, letting out what I am really thinking or feeling, so here I go. My name is Gerome Pavlov and I am a loving husband and father of three children, two boys and a girl […]

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Assess the Impact of Collectivised Farms on the Russian Peasantry

Leszek Kolakowski, a famous philosopher referred to collectivisiation as ‘probably the most massive warlike operation ever conducted by a state against its own citizens. ‘ Collectivisation aimed to achieve socialism in the countryside by converting privately owned farms into collectivised farms which were to be run amongst the peasants, requiring them to hand over produce […]

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