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19 Jan 2023

Russian Appropriation of Ukrainian Culture

Presentation - 13 pages - Modern history

The history of Slavic people begins around 3,000 years ago in the Pripiat marches. Slavs slowly expand in all directions and find little principalities all over the place. In the 9th century, a Viking by the name of Rurik comes to rule over northern Slavs. In the year 988, King Volodymir baptizes...

28 Jan 2023

Between 1856 and 1914, how did the authority of the central power try to build and impose itself on the multiethnic Russian imperial domain despite the rise of national affirmations?

Essay - 9 pages - Political science

On the eve of World War I in 1914, Russia is one of the most backward powers and the entire political system collapses in 1917 with the Russian Revolution. However, these two elements are opposed to the will of the tsar Alexander II in 1856, who, after the defeat of the Crimean War,...

01 Aug 2022

The United States and the World - Russia and China

Course material - 7 pages - Modern history

At the beginning of his first term, President Bush neglected Russia and considered China as the next major geopolitical adversary. At the same time, American analysts were quite confident that Washington would be able to manage the "Geostrategic Triad" between Washington, Moscow and...

07 Aug 2018

Anatomy of the Russian disinformation campaign: understanding the complexity of a covert network as part of state policy and a military tool against Europe

Tutorials/exercises - 73 pages - Journalism

About two decades ago, it was impossible to imagine that foreign disinformation could actually affect the policy decision making or disturb social cohesion and solidarity in European countries. Back then, media outlets such as television, radio stations and newspapers enjoyed munificent funding...

04 Jul 2017

Why did Russia withdraw from World War I?

Essay - 2 pages - Modern history

Russia's retreat from world War one was mainly due poor leadership that started in the early stages of the war. The reasons for Russia's withdrawal from WW1 will be outlined in this paper. When Russia entered the war, the political leaders aimed to use the war as a...

29 Sep 2015

Sports development and governance in Russia

Essay - 5 pages - Sports

Governing bodies happen to be an integral part of the industry of sports. Whatever governing body happens to be organized in some manner that allows it to accomplish its specified mission within the surroundings in which it operates. There exists inherent change within this process since the...

16 Jan 2015

The Russian political system

Case study - 5 pages - Educational studies

In the 1990s, Russia seemed to be a good example of the disadvantages of federalism in times of transition. Several republics that were ethnic-based challenged the central government which appeared not to be able to counter their sovereignty claims. Since the elections carried out in 2000,...

09 Jul 2013

Why did the Tsarist regime in Russia fall in 1917 in spite of the reforms introduced from 1906?

Case study - 4 pages - Social sciences

After the 1905 revolution in Russia, a number of reforms were introduced from 1906: four Dumas were established from 1906-1914 as proposed in the October Manifesto of October 1905, and Peter Stolypin initiated agrarian reforms targeted at the farming peasants of the countryside. However,...

26 Mar 2013

An analysis of both micro and macro environments of Russia, Sweden and Spain in order to evaluate the potential to internationalize a DVD player product

Case study - 7 pages - Business strategy

This report will analyze the micro and macro environments of Russia, Sweden and Spain in order to evaluate the potential to internationalize in each country. Pennine Electronics is a small to medium size enterprise based in the UK and consists of 150 employees. Its incentive to...

14 Jun 2013

Russia: From communism to capitalism

Case study - 3 pages - Political science

Russia, the great bear of Europe and Asia, is the largest country in the entire world with an area covering over 17,075,200 sq km of the known world. The country borders over 14 countries and has a unique history as well. Its population from July 2007 was estimated to be over 141 million...

30 May 2012

Report for French expatriates in Russia: Cultural differences and recommendations to succeed in business there

Case study - 10 pages - Educational studies

We are cross-cultural consultants and experts in Russia's business culture and we are going through this report to show how to successfully do business there. This report will facilitate the cultural integration of French expatriates in Russia and help them to succeed doing business...

20 Jan 2012

Russian Standard Vodka strategies for global branding and expansion into the US market

Market study - 10 pages - Services marketing

Russian Standard vodka is a Russian made vodka, which is based on the typical formula that Mendeleev, inventor of the periodic table of element, developed for the Czar Alexander III.” Today's vodka has the similar taste, they no longer have to abide Mendeleev's standards”. Distilled...

27 Jan 2011

Publicity in Russia: a new concept

Case study - 4 pages - Management

In this article of Ostlund one finds the characteristics of publicity in Russia during the Sixties and Seventies. Large changes and developments took place for this period. The transition was carried out automatically thanks to the progressive opening of the Russian market towards the...

10 Jan 2011

The Toy market in Russia

Market study - 17 pages - Economy general

Russia is no longer a part of the world's economic powers as it was in the days of the Soviet Union, but it remains one of the 10 largest economies at the international level (8th place in 2007)). It is now a member of G8. The Russian economy is characterized by four major features: - A...

05 Jul 2011

Economic reform in China and Russia: A Comparison

Essay - 4 pages - Economy general

When economic reforms first began in China and Russia, regime stability, when classified as a product of political legitimacy, has, overall, seen only marginal change. Though they are now classified as illiberal democracies, and have opened up economically—China more so than...

08 Sep 2011

Ikea in Russia

Thesis - 7 pages - Business strategy

Entering Russian market has often been hard for foreign companies; Russia is well-known for being a tough country in business. Some of those companies may make it achieve a certain success, but success does not come easily. In the following report we will see how IKEA entered Russia...

10 Jan 2011

BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India and China) and the global economy

Thesis - 11 pages - Economy general

BRIC is an acronym that refers to the countries Brazil, Russia, India and China. According to a paper published by Goldman Sachs in 2005, these countries have been growing rapidly, and will continue growing rapidly for the next fifty years. By the year 2050, the combined economies of the...

31 Dec 2010

The consumption of the nutritional complements in Russia

Thesis - 3 pages - Services marketing

The market for nutritional complements (CN) is developing dynamically in Russia. Nevertheless, their share in pharmaceutical sales is only 4%. The consumption growth of CN is due to the unfavorable ecological situation and poor structure of the power and the relative ease of recording and...

01 Dec 2010

Privatization in Russia

Case study - 5 pages - Business strategy

Privatization is at the heart of structural reforms for the primary purpose of changing the structures of corporate governance in order to get them to behave efficiently and ensure their future on a long-term competitive basis [1] . Privatization in Russia was taken up in the 90s and...

26 Mar 2010

Closed door meeting of North Atlantic Council: NATO-Russia relations

Thesis - 3 pages - International relations

Vladimir Putin's Russia is no longer the towering superpower it had been twenty years ago, and its influence and military might are considerably less of a force in global politics. But, thanks to a huge and poorly maintained nuclear arms force, the growing instability in the Caucasus,...

29 Sep 2010

The modernization of Russia through the urban transformations in the cities of Moscow and St. Petersburg

Essay - 5 pages - Modern history

In the second half of the 19th century, Imperial Russia went through a lot of changes. Reforms of serfdom, administration, clergy and lot of others caused changes in the society and the formation of a new organization within the different social classes. The country was also going through...

02 Dec 2010

To do business in Russia

Case study - 5 pages - Business strategy

Business in Russia is organized by the clan system. This means that the Russian contractor engaged in this activity in Russia, is required to follow the moral standards (be responsible, honest, keep his word etc; this includes customer/supplier relationships) with his partners in...

29 Sep 2010

Report for investments in Russia

Market study - 20 pages - Economy general

Dear investors, This report will provide you with factual information on the importance of investing in the Telecommunications industry in Russia. Since 2006, the direct investments in Russia from external countries have increased a lot. It demonstrates that it is a strategic market...

31 Dec 2010

The automotive market in Russia

Thesis - 20 pages - Economy general

"Russia will become the largest car market in Europe in the next two years”, said Carlos Gohsn (2008), CEO of Renault of France and Nissan of Japan. For both its macroeconomic and social policy reasons, Russia is growing. In 2007, all sectors of the Russian economy had seen...

24 Feb 2010

Russian culture in the new era

Essay - 4 pages - Social sciences

Around the time of the burgeoning revolutionary government and consciousness in Russia, four thinkers contributed to a debate on culture, religion, art, and the state. In their works, Blok, Lunacharsky, Gershenzon, and Ivanov, all put forth their views on the role of the state and the...

29 Sep 2010

From Russia with Love: Lessons of the Noga arbitration case

Dissertation - 20 pages - International law

Globalization is the new buzz word and the lingua franca of international business. With the numerous advantages flowing through globalization, this new process is taking a new shape by getting more critical and unyielding. To elucidate further on its uphill spin, an onlooker can observe its...

25 Mar 2010

Russian symbolists in the face of the Bolshevik revolution of 1917

Thesis - 4 pages - Modern history

“I believe that we are not only entitled but indeed obliged to consider a poet linked to his time, ” Alexander Blok wrote these words in 1918, at the height of political and social upheaval across the Russian empire. It is important to study the works of the premier minds of a...

29 Sep 2010

Group Renault in the Russian Market

Case study - 42 pages - Economy general

Solid and ambitious, the Renault Commitment 2009 plan, revealed by Carlos Ghosn on February 2006, mobilizes the entire company around three strong key commitments: quality (position New Laguna among the Top 3 models in its segment, in terms of product and service quality), profitability (achieve...

27 Aug 2010

The Russian stock market crash

Thesis - 7 pages - Finance

In the year 1997, the Soviet Union witnessed a series of achievements. The inflation was controlled, the monetary position was strengthened and the balance of payments was on a surplus. The sudden downfall in the Russian stock market on the 17th of August, 1998 saw the entire Russian economy in a...

29 Sep 2010

Intercultural management: An introduction to the Russian culture

Case study - 7 pages - Management

Russia has inherited the powerful heavy industry of the USSR, especially steel mills, refineries and chemical plants. The sectors of weapons and the Aerospace are still well developed. Since the beginning of the 1990's, the planned economy turned to a market economy. The economic and...