Is Russia Destined for a European Future?
- HISTORY. // Background Notes on Countries of the World: Russia;Feb2005, p4
Presents information on the historical background of Russia. Culture that predominated in the country; Rulers of Russia; Formation of the Russian Federation.
- TRANSCENDING REVOLUTIONS: THE TSARS, THE SOVIETS AND DEAF CULTURE. Burch, Susan // Journal of Social History;Winter2000, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p393
Discusses the fundamental component of historical identity through physical ability and its underlying concept of normality in Russia. Discussion on the cultural identity of the Russian people; Views on the effect of tsarist leadership in the Russian community; Details on the concept of `deaf'...
- Tikhomirov's Philosophical-Religious Paradigm in a Context of the Russian Culture. Korobov, E. P. L. A. // Bulletin of PNU;2011, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p237
The spiritual-religious aspect played a major role in the history of the Russian culture. Philosopher L. A. Tikhomirov was the brightest representative of this direction in the Russian culture. In the article the author tries to retrace the view of the thinker on the essence of the Russian...
- The New, New Year. // Russian Life;Sep/Oct2005, Vol. 48 Issue 5, p18
Chronicles the history of the celebration of the New Year in Russia every first day of September. Logic behind the timing of the celebration; Religious celebration during St. Elias day; Opportunity for peasants to eat meat during early September; Role of Peter the Great on the change in the date...
- Geopolitics, Geoeconomics, and Geoculture. Rozov, N. S. // Sociological Research;Jul/Aug2012, Vol. 51 Issue 4, p67
The article considers ways to integrate dynamic models of basic spheres of international interactions-geopolitics, geoeconomics, and geoculture-for the purpose of applying them to Russia's history and to the present situation. It demonstrates the complex dynamics of geocultural influences, which...
- Multimedia Review: VIDEO. Mandell, Phyllis Levy; Mueller, Mary // School Library Journal;Mar2003, Vol. 49 Issue 3, p88
Reviews the video recording "Russia: Hidden Memory," an educational film about Russian history and culture.
- HISTORY. // Background Notes on Countries of the World: Russia;May2008, p3
This article provides information on Russian history. Christianity became the state religion in the 19th century. The Mongol period had a lasting impact on Russian political culture, according to some historians. Particular focus is given to the modernization of Russia during the reign of Peter...
- "YES, WE ARE SCYTHIANS": THE IMAGE OF RUSSIA IN JOSEF �KVORECK�'S THE COWARDS. Sobol, Valeria // Slavic & East European Journal;Spring2005, Vol. 49 Issue 1, p79
Looks at the portrayal of Russia in the novel "The Cowards," by Josef �kvorecky. Scandal that broke out after the publication of the novel; Historical events in Russia that was covered by �kvorecky for the novel; Cultural and political opposition between the Russia and the West Orientalism...
- Arkivist. Enright, Robert // Border Crossings;Feb2003, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p16
The article reviews the film "Russian Ark," directed by Darren Aronofsky.