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Russia in the modern world

a new geography

by Denis J. B. Shaw

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  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Blackwell in Oxford, Malden, Mass .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Russia (Federation)
    • Subjects:
    • Russia (Federation) -- Historical geography.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDenis J.B. Shaw.
      SeriesIBG studies in geography
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDK510.28 .S49 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 314 p. :
      Number of Pages314
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL389190M
      ISBN 100631179038, 0631181342
      LC Control Number98053252

      -The World's longest continuous rail line that connected European Russia to Russian ports on the Pacific Ocean-Made during period where Russia industrialized and built under Czar Nicholas II-Allowed goods to be transferred by train in Russia.-First step towards industrialization for Russia. Despite some setbacks and global economic downturns, Russia’s economy has improved significantly since the end of the Soviet Union and Russia now has the sixth-largest economy in the world. Poverty and unemployment rates have also fallen sharply in recent decades.

      To see what Stalin did to Russia, the best book is Anne Applebaum’s Gulag: A History. Based on detailed archival research, she tells of the sudden arrests, the sham trials, the gruelling transportation, the hardships of labour camps, starvation and disease – and also the way in which modern Russia is unwilling to come to terms with them. Chapter 2. The Vikings in Russia. In the 9th century the Norsemen from Scandinavia made a violent eruption into the outside world. These sea-faring pirates (the Vikings) raided the coasts of western.

      1. General sketch of the historical development of Russia ; 2. The modern period ; 3. The absolute power, its organization and resources ; 4. The political conflict ; 5. The national question and the religious question ; 6. Russian literature and poetry. Series Title: The Modern World series: Responsibility. Russia shocked the world in when it used conventional and unconventional tactics to invade Ukraine and seize Crimea. British General Sir Richard Shirreff, who spent the last seven years of his career as the Commander of the NATO Allied Rapid Reaction Corps and later Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Europe, believes Russian President Vladimir Putin won’t stop there.


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