Category: Russia

Welcome to Windows to Russia…

Seven years ago I met the most wonderful Russian woman in the world! What started as friends on the Internet per e-mails, became a dream come true for this American….

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THE CONSTITUTION OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION…

THE CONSTITUTION OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION (with the Amendments and Additions of December 30, 2008) We, the multinational people of the Russian Federation, united by a common fate in our…

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The Berlin Blockade and the Cold War

After the war, the Soviet Union, United States, Great Britain, and France divided Berlin and Germany into four zones of occupation, which led to immediate antagonism between the Soviet and…

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Financial Crisis and Political Upheaval

In March 1998 Yeltsin dismissed his entire government and replaced Prime Minister Viktor Chernomyrdin with fuel and energy minister Sergei Kiriyenko. On Aug. 28, 1998, amid the Russian stock market’s…

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Emergence of the USSR

The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics was established as a federation on Dec. 30, 1922. The death of Lenin on Jan. 21, 1924, precipitated an intraparty struggle between Joseph Stalin,…

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How About The Laugh of Lifetime… LOL…

Russia Is Finished The unstoppable descent of a once great power into social catastrophe and strategic irrelevance By Jeffrey Tayler During the Cold War years I perceived Russia through a…

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The Bolshevik Revolution

World War I demonstrated czarist corruption and inefficiency, and only patriotism held the poorly equipped army together for a time. Disorders broke out in Petrograd (renamed Leningrad and now St….

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Russian History and Such…

Tradition says the Viking Rurik came to Russia in 862 and founded the first Russian dynasty in Novgorod. The various tribes were united by the spread of Christianity in the…

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Quick facts about Russia

Eastern Europe and Northern Asia, bordering the Arctic Ocean, between Europe and the North Pacific Ocean. Largest country in the world in terms of area; Mount Elbrus is Europe’s tallest…

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Russia Again…

Geography The Russian Federation is the largest of the 21 republics that make up the Commonwealth of Independent States. It occupies most of eastern Europe and north Asia, stretching from…

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