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Stress And Its Influence On The Mortality Rate in Eastern Europe

- Stress And Its Influence On The Mortality Rate in Eastern Europe Death rates are associated with many complex, multifaceted issues in every society. The world is rapidly changing politically, socially and environmentally. With the fall of communism and the subsequent, dramatic social and political changes no other region in the world exemplifies global change like Eastern Europe. Specifically, the death rates of Eastern Europe countries have been increasingly fluctuating away from the norm. This has been caused by a wide array of interesting, sometimes obscure factors....   [tags: Society Eastern Europe Death Rate Essays Papers]

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The Collapse of Communism in Eastern Europe

- The Collapse of Communism in Eastern Europe Communism is like Prohibition - it's a good idea but it won't work" (Will Rogers, 1927) (1) This essay will give a brief introduction to communism. It will then discuss the various factors which combined to bring about the collapse of Communism in Eastern Europe. It will examine each of these factors and evaluate the effect of each. Finally it will attempt to assertain whether Rogers' opinion (see above quotation) on Communism is true, that is, whether communism was truly doomed to fail from the start, or whether its collapse was a result of external influences....   [tags: essays papers]

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The Security of Stalin's Control of Eastern Europe

- The Security of Stalin's Control of Eastern Europe After WW2 the communists quickly gained control of eastern Europe. The chaotic situation in many fo the countries helped them. · There was a political vacoom. The soviet leader Stalin helped the communist parties of its country to win power. Through Cominform he made sure eastern European countries followed the same policies as the Soviet Union. They became one-party states. The communists were the only legal party. Secret police arrested the communists opponents....   [tags: Papers]

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Contracts and Economic Development of Eastern Europe

- Contracts and Economic Development of Eastern Europe The concept of contract law has been developed through years. It deals with how different procedures have been used to help solve contract conflicts. Contract law reflects real business experience since it can be traced back to the days when in order to solve a dispute English courts used the lex mercatoria, which were the commercial rules that merchants used when doing business across borders. A contract is the legal relationship that consists of the rights and duties of the agreeing parties growing out of promises....   [tags: Papers]

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Why Communism Collapsed in Eastern Europe and the U.S.S.R.

- With protest after protest and rebellion after rebellion, the Soviet Union was slowly loosing its grip of Eastern Europe. Communism ceased working efficiently as workers had no inducement to work, as a doctor would have the same wages as a cleaner. People were driven into alcoholism and ended up going to work with hangovers. With this lack of incentive the economy slowly began to collapse. The USSR also found themselves in another more serious problem as not only was the economy collapsing but they had no ideas on how to solve this problem....   [tags: Papers]

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The Downfall of Communism in Eastern and Central Europe

- The Downfall of Communism in Eastern and Central Europe The shocking fall of communism in Eastern and Central Europe in the late eighties was remarkable for both its rapidity and its scope. The specifics of communism's demise varied among nations, but similarities in both the causes and the effects of these revolutions were quite similar. As well, all of the nations involved shared the common goals of implementing democratic systems of government and moving to market economies. In each of these nations, the communist regimes in power were forced to transfer that power to radically different institutions than they were accustomed to....   [tags: Government Essays]

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USA's Response to the Actions of the USSR in Eastern Europe Between 1945 and 1956

- USA's Response to the Actions of the USSR in Eastern Europe Between 1945 and 1956 After the Second World War the USA had little part in European affairs, this policy was known as isolation. However after events elsewhere in Europe, in March 1947 this policy changed. President Truman changed his foreign policy to ‘containment’. Truman presented these ideas in a doctrine known as the Truman Doctrine. In this doctrine he promised to ‘support free people who are resisting attempted subjugation by armed minorities or by outside pressures....   [tags: Papers]

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In Nazi Occupied Eastern Europe, the Jewish Reaction to the Final Solution Varied

- In Nazi Occupied Eastern Europe, the Jewish Reaction to the Final Solution Varied The common belief of the reaction of the Jews to the final solution is that they did nothing. Many believed that they went like 'sheep to the slaughter'. However only recently has evidence come to light through documents hidden, found then translated from Russian, Polish and other languages. Also only recently survivors are coming forward and recollecting their experiences. Now it is therefore coming to light that many resisted in many different ways....   [tags: Papers]

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Exploring Why Central Eastern Europe Was Re-Created After World War I

- Exploring Why Central Eastern Europe Was Re-Created After World War I One of the reasons for recreating Central Eastern Europe after World War One was the policy of self-determination, which was put forward and fiercely supported by an American president, Woodrow Wilson, who also had very democratic ideas. He, as well as the other peacemakers argued that people who thought of themselves as a nation should form a single state. For example, Poles should live in a country called Poland, which should be governed by Poles; and, as far as possible, there should be no other people inside Poland and no Poles outside Poland....   [tags: Papers]

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Eastern European Conclusions

- Eastern European Conclusions The year 1989 represents a paradox of the modern history. Not long ago the USSR was the biggest fear of the whole world. The Soviet Union exemplified an enormous political, economical, and military power. The revolution of 1917 gave birth to a giant child. That creation walked the earth very fast, and, by the end of 1960, it enforced communist structures all over the world. China, Cuba, Poland, Czechoslovakia illustrate ramifications of the system. In 1989 the child suddenly vanished....   [tags: Russian Government Essays]

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Europe In 2010

- Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) is a single currency area within the European Union single market in which people, goods, services and capital move without restrictions. It creates the framework for economic growth and stability and is underpinned by an independent central bank and legal obligations on the participating Member States to pursue sound economic policies and to coordinate these policies very closely. As trade between the EU Member States reaches 60% of their total trade, EMU is the natural complement of the single market....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Unification of Europe

- The Unification of Europe Liberation is more than just a country freeing themselves from a colonial power or a suppressing leader. It is a state of mind, freeing oneself from what one might have thought or been taught to think in the past. In Europe’s case the people will no longer belong to a single country in particular such as France or Spain. Now they belong to the European continent as a whole. With the liberation of the Europeans minds to new ideas and a world of opportunity and progress, it could very well lead to the creation of a super power for centuries to come....   [tags: European History Papers]

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Eastern Orthodox Vs. Roman Catholicism

- Although the Eastern orthodox church shares roots with the Roman Catholic church, they have many contrasting beliefs. One major issue that divided the two churches is that controversy of icon use in their rituals and worship. The western church deemed the images appropriate while the Eastern church, influenced by the Iconoclasm movement of Leo III, believed such icons were against the teachings of the Old Testament. Another major dividing issue between the two churches was the possession of power.Traditionally, the Pope was the top leader of the church and all matters of divinity were his concerns, but this changed when Eastern Europe adopted Caesaropapism....   [tags: World History]

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Europe Population Density

- Europe Population Density Europe is one of the most densely populated regions in the world, but there is great variation within the region. The densest areas seem to center around major capitol cities and major tourist sites in Europe. London, Paris, and Rome are examples of this. The most densely populated areas where there are over 250 people per square mile seem to also fit into the economic core of Europe, especially in the “banana” region where there are lots of industries. The third reason that this is such a populated area is because of the Marine West Coast Climate....   [tags: Free Essay Writer]

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The Events Preceding the Movement of the Asiatic People into Europe

- The Events Preceding the Movement of the Asiatic People into Europe In order to discuss the movements of Asiatic peoples into Europe from the first inroad of the Huns to the conquests of the Osmanli Turks in the sixteenth century, it will be necessary to review briefly the events in central and eastern Asia which preceded and precipitated these incursions. From the time that the Irano-Aryan ancestors had arrived in Russian Turkestan in anticipation of their descent into the hills of northwestern India, much of this grassy plain had been the home of those Iranians who remained behind while their kinsmen climbed the mountains which would take them into India and the Irano-Afghan plateau....   [tags: Asian History Mongols Osmanli Turks Essays]

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Economic History of Europe from Early 100s to Medieval

- Economic History of Europe from Early 100s to Medieval In the tenth century, Europe was coming out of a torment of invasion, plunder, and rapine, by enemies’ form all sides. They were from Scandinavia, the Norsemen or Vikings that pillaged and harassed everyone almost to Constantinople. They were also plagued by the Saracens from across the Mediterranean and from the Magyars from the east overland. But no one will submit to this kind of abuse forever. Europeans began to retaliate and counter the thrusts of their attackers, raising the price of aggression....   [tags: essays papers]

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The Bubonic Plague in Europe

- The Black Death in Europe 1 Abstract The Black Death in Europe was one of the continents worth natural disasters. The bubonic plague wiped out nearly 60% of the population, causing changes that took many years to recover. The effects of art are astonishing. Every person and social class were affected, the church lost prestige and power, as did the doctors and physicians. Politics changes for a short time and the nobility lost wealth. Fear was wide spread, and people lost trust of their families....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The United States of Europe?

- Nearly two and half centuries ago, the European colonists built their first nation on the North America continent, the United States of America. However, in these two hundred and fifty years, the relationship between Europe and the U.S. has always been fluctuating, and the attitude of their people towards each other has been changing all the time. So what are the reasons for this fluctuating relationship. We all know that the people in Europe and those in the U.S. come from the same race, same origin, and they may all have the same kind of nationalism....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Ecological Impact of Native Americans in Eastern North America

- The Ecological Impact of Native Americans in Eastern North America Shetler, in the book Seeds of Change: Five Hundred Years Since Columbus, supports the myth that the new world was an unspoiled paradise by stating that " Native people were transparent in the landscape, living as natural elements of the ecosphere. Their world…was a world of barely perceptible human disturbances"(Shetler 1991). Sale contends that the Indians had a benign effect and refering to them as the "Ecological Indian".(Sale 1990) These are fine examples of the new way of portraying the Native Americans as "Noble Savages"....   [tags: American America History]

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Europe's New World - Growing Trade Intertwined with Imperialism

- Europe's New World - Growing Trade Intertwined with Imperialism The distinction of white linen, the rare treat of sweetness, the still rarer taste of coffee that made its drinkers sparkle, and the cravings they've inspired. Limited access to water influenced drinking habits, cooking, hygiene, and sartorial (tailoring/clothing) practices. Housewives and laundresses coped with mountains of dirty linen by the river or by the pond. The great sent their laundry to the American islands for a whiter wash; the poor rioted for soap as well as bread....   [tags: History Imperialism Trade]

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Western Europe after Discovering the New World

- During 1492-1750, the Atlantic world endured social and economic transformations due to new contacts among Western Europe, Africa, and the Americas. Some social changes that occurred among the Americas and Africans were the transformation of the Indies and the Africans to the bottom of the social structure and the creation of new classes, like the mulatto class, all because of Spanish dominance. The economic transformations that occurred were the creations of sugar plantations and gold mines, creating brutal labor for African slaves and American Indians....   [tags: colonization of Africa, trade with the Far East]

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Pan-Slavism

- Pan-Slavism In the early nineteenth century, Slavic peoples from multiple empires in eastern and southern Europe began to pursue a movement to protect and organize Slavic culture. In 1848, this movement became more political. It gained a reputation and an attempt was made to unify all Slavic peoples. This movement became known as Pan-Slavism. Pan-Slavism appealed to many Slavs who felt nationalism towards their race. However among the Slavs, there were many different opinions. Some believed that there was a cultural, ethnic, and political connection among all Slavs....   [tags: European Europe History]

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The Solidarity movement in Poland

- The Solidarity movement in Poland The Solidarity movement in Poland was one of the most dramatic developments in Eastern Europe during the Cold War. It was not a movement that began in 1980, but rather a continuation of a working class and Polish intelligentsia movement that began in 1956, and continued in two other risings, in 1970 and 1976. The most significant of these risings began in the shipyards of the 'Triple City', Gdansk, Sopot and Gdynia in 1970. The first and by far the most violent and bloody of the workers revolts came in June of 1956, when at least 75 people died in the industrial city of Poznan....   [tags: European Europe History]

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History, the Concatenation of Human Experiences

- History, the Concatenation of Human Experiences In June 1961, I left Berlin, Germany, with my parents, my sister, and my Swedish cousin enroute to Sweden for what was to be two weeks of Scandinavian fun. The Russian soldiers who processed us through the checkpoints were impeccably dressed in jodhpurs and the shiniest black riding boots I had ever seen. It was obvious they had been carefully selected for this job, which entailed a goodly measure of public relations; the Communists displayed only their best....   [tags: European Europe History]

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Cyprus - History Of The Conflict

- Cyprus - History Of The Conflict Cyprus, an island in the Eastern Mediterranean, at the cross-roads of three continents - Europe, Asia and Africa - has one of the oldest histories of the world, dating back 9000 years. Its strategic position, its wealth in forests and mineral deposits, as well as its skilled craftsmen, made it the prized possession of the powers of the day. Cultural influences came from all directions - all major regional civilisations left their mark on the island, contributing to the development of a very rich and diverse cultural heritage....   [tags: European Europe History]

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Germany: The New Battle

- Germany: The New Battle Thesis: This paper will argue that Germany needs to secure itself as both the economic and political hegemon of Europe inside of the European Union; until its present condition and effectiveness in the global politics changes, instability in the European Union, as well as, basic fear of will always be present. I. Introduction II. Historical Perspective-The two negative factors A. Fear - twice in one century 1) Bismarck/Frederick II 2) Hitler B. Foolishness 1) WWI 2) WWII III....   [tags: European Europe History]

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Celtic Lifestyle

- Celtic Lifestyle During the period when the Celts existed, which is approximately 800 BC - 400 AD, they were just a little tribe compared to other large civilizations such as the Romans and Greeks. They still managed to conquer many regions and prove victorious in most of their battles. Who were these Celts that survived numerous struggles. Where did they originate. What kind of social structure did they have. What kinds of beliefs did they have. What sort of weapons and armor did they use in battle....   [tags: European Europe History]

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The Schlieffen Plan

- The Schlieffen Plan The aim of the plan The aim of the plan was to avoid fighting two wars at once (France and Russia) The Plan The plan was to attack France, not on the main border, which was fortified, but to attack through Belgium and circle the capital Paris. This is all supposed to happen before the predicted 6 weeks it would take for the Russians to get their army ready for action. This would mean Paris would be taken by Germany, therefore capturing France, then the troops could go across the country and attack Russia....   [tags: European Europe History]

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Face to Face Interview: A Bosnian Immigrant

- A girl from Sarajevo Bosnia settled in Florida along with her family after escaping Bosnia as war refugees. Since her aunt lived in Florida, she helped facilitate the proper paper work for acceptance into America. In the interview we discussed, gender roles, spiritual beliefs, food, in addition to the benefits and disadvantages of being part of this cultural group. It was a fascinating experience to learn about her family, history and culture. Family and Culture The male in Bosnian culture is considered the provider....   [tags: Eastern Europe, War, Muslim]

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The Grand Tour of Europe

- The Grand Tour of Europe Young English elite’s of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries often spent two to four years travelling around Europe in an effort to broaden their horizons and learn about language, architecture, geography, and culture in an experience known as the Grand Tour. The Grand Tour began in the sixteenth century and gained popularity during the seventeenth century. Richard Lessels introduced the term Grand Tour in his 1670 book Voyage to Italy. Additional guidebooks, tour guides, and the tourist industry were developed and grew to meet the needs of the 20-something male and female travellers and their tutors across the European continent....   [tags: Papers]

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The Influence of Conservatism, Liberalism and Nationalism in Europe in the Period 1815-1848

- The Influence of Conservatism, Liberalism and Nationalism in Europe in the Period 1815-1848 *No Works Cited The years between 1815-1830 saw the rise of a number of related and competing ideologies, each holding a powerful influence in their own time. That influence often extended well into the future, continuing to the present day. Largely, these ideologies were reactions to or products of Enlightenment thinking, although they all went in a variety of different directions. Conservatism, Liberalism and Nationalism had great impact on European society and reflected new radical ideas and principles of the different classes (e.g....   [tags: Papers]

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Ways in Which the Nazis Tried to Eliminate all Jews in Europe from 1941 and On

- Ways in Which the Nazis Tried to Eliminate all Jews in Europe from 1941 and On The Second World War began on the 1st September 1939: whilst Hitler had been strengthening his control within Germany, he had also been reinforcing Germany’s position within Europe. He had reclaimed parts of Germany in 1935; in 1938, he had annexed Austria, and part of Czechoslovakia ( which he totally invaded in 1939 ). World leaders, desperate to avoid another war, had hoped that by allowing him to do this, he would be satisfied....   [tags: Papers]

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The British Putting Imperial Interests Before Commitment to the Peace and Stability of Europe

- The British Putting Imperial Interests Before Commitment to the Peace and Stability of Europe Britain, to an extent, was more concerned with her empire than with European affairs during the 1920s. She only deployed the army when her empire was involved, for example in Ireland, India or Australia. On the other hand, by 1929 there was no immediate threat of war, and as Winston Churchill said, "The state of Europe was tranquil", partly because of the many treaties that were signed during the 1920s that Britain orchestrated....   [tags: Papers]

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Eastern Europe And Western Europe

- In the Medieval times, Western Europe was plagued with tremendous famines and upheavals. It was a time of numerous horrific battles were self-proclaimed “kings” jockey for power over one another. To make matters even worse, the one uniting factor that united Western Europe with the East, Christianity, also too fought for control over the rights to exercise its authority over the masses. However, despite the increasing animosity within Western Europe as well as between the two Christian denominations, a new foreign threat would emerge to not only challenge Eastern Europe, but Eastern Christendom....   [tags: Crusades, Byzantine Empire, First Crusade]

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Sex Trafficking Throughout Eastern Europe

- Sex Trafficking in Eastern Europe The women and children of Eastern Europe are no longer safe. Not in their own homes not anywhere. There are many reasons why the citizens are not safe. Due to poverty and inhuman living conditions, these citizens will do anything to get out. Even, if the only way is to put themselves in dangerous or life threatening situations. It is mostly women that put themselves in these situations. Some of these women do not care if they are tricked into doing vile, disgusting acts for other and sadly the children have no option....   [tags: Prostitution, Human trafficking, Sex industry]

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Comparing and Contrasting the Social & Economic Systems of Western and Eastern Europe

- The economic and social systems of Western Europe and the Soviet Eastern bloc in 1945-1955 were very different yet very similar in several ways. The East was definitely trying to reconcile with the West, whereas the West wasn’t as in to interacting with the East after World War II. Based on my new found knowledge of both the West and East of Europe, I can say that from an economic aspect, both received very different treatment from different countries. Because of the Soviet Union’s socialism, countries such as the United States viewed them negatively because of disagreeing opinions on socialism....   [tags: Marshall Plan, USSR, socialism, capitalism]

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My First Diary From Belarus, A Small Country Of The Eastern Europe

- Describing oneself is always a confusing task, since a person does not know what qualities to bring up first, and it is a human nature to present oneself in a best possible way, even though the person can be not completely honest about some information. However, in this paper, I will do my best to describe myself as truthfully as it could be done. I was born in Belarus, a small country in the Eastern Europe. Although there are two official languages – Belarusian and Russian – in my country, I have to admit that expressing myself clearly in Russian is much easier for me than in Belarusian....   [tags: Harry Potter, J. K. Rowling]

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Europe During World War II

- Europe needed financial help due to damage to many roads, bridges and buildings during the war. Germany had taken control over a lot of Europe during World War II. Many in the west returned to the same governments and borders they had before to the war. In 1948, the currency reform had given money to them by the Marshall Plan saved West Germany.. Germany was split into districts in Eastern and Western Germany. The Eastern part was controlled by the Soviets. The Soviets also taken control over many of the countries in Europe where they had fought the Germans like Poland, Romania, Bulgaria, Albania, Hungary, and Czechoslovakia....   [tags: Cold War, World War II, Eastern Europe]

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Causes anf Results of Communism in Eastern and Central Europe

- ... When Vladimir Lenin came to the power and created his own party . It was called Bolshevik Party which had a close connection to the Communist Party. The main goal of Communism Party was to nationalize all public property and all the transport and factories also should be put under the government control. After the death of Vladimir Lenin, Iosef Stalin continued leading the Communist Party and wanted to put all the straight of the Soviet Union. What is more, Stalin didn’t stop the influence of the Communism revolutions....   [tags: economic, principles, political, government]

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The, By Slavenka Drakulic And Memoirs Of An Italian Terrorist

- Although How We Survived Communism and Even Laughed by Slavenka Drakulic and Memoirs of an Italian Terrorist by Giorgio are so structurally different, they both express a sense of anger and frustration through vivid imagery. The two novels reveal the pain of their narrators, who wish to live in a better world, democratic and free, nevertheless, a society where men and women enjoy the basics of freedom, equality, and free of a heavy political apparatus exploiting all to serve few. Even though Drakulic and Giorgio came from a different perspective and ideology about whether living under a communist - Marxist- Leninist political system, they share the key distinction of recognizing that 1970s E...   [tags: Communism, Marxism, Eastern Europe]

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The First World War : A Crucial Time For The Development Of National Welfare System

- The time following the Second World War turned out to be a crucial time for the development of national welfare states. European countries took different approaches to support their people. Some countries like the United Kingdom built a completely new welfare system while others like Germany and Austria decided to keep existing social welfare systems (Kaelble 264). Ultimately different plans and ideas regarding welfare led to divisions between countries that still exist. Different countries have different values regarding the necessary level of contribution one must put in to receive welfare benefits....   [tags: Europe, Eastern Europe, European Union]

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The Role and Rights of Women in Western Europe and Eastern Asia from 1750 to 1914

- ... In contrast, the women of Eastern Asia rapidly joined the work force after the introduction of industrialization and made up a gigantic portion of the labor force. This difference is probably due to the fact that the rural women of Eastern Asia were always laborers, and they make up the majority of the female population. Additionally, European women generally preferred domestic labor to laborious tasks. Rural women were offered independence by leaving their homes in order to perform domestic work; they generally sent their earnings to their families or saved it for themselves....   [tags: industrialization, political revolutions]

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The Soviet Union Of Ussr

- After the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991 Gorbachev was quickly taken out of power and replaced by Boris Yeltsin. After Yeltsin left office in 1999 he was replaced by the United Russia party leader Vladimir Putin from 2000-2008. Putin then went on to become president Dmitry Medvedev’s prime minister while he was in power from 2008-2012. In 2012 the two switched positions making Putin the president and Medvedev his prime minister. Despite the exchanges in power between 1991 and 2016 the foreign policy objectives have not differed in many aspects....   [tags: Russia, Soviet Union, Eastern Europe]

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Social And Economic Hardships For Immigrants

- Moving to a new environment poses various social and economic hardships for immigrants. Susan A. Glenn Daughters of the Shtetl demonstrates the life and influence young Jewish women incorporated in the labor movement during the 19-20th Eastern European migration to America. Young Jewish immigrants from the Pale who migrated to America , specifically women, encountered opportunities for personal growth merging their old culture with their new environment in order to adapt socially and economically....   [tags: Eastern Europe, Europe, United States, Spain]

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Echoes From The Fall Of The Wall

- Echoes From the Fall of the Wall 1989 saw a sudden and drastic shift in Eastern Europe. For nearly 50 years since the end of World War I, communism and the Soviet Union had presided over the Eastern bloc, and the quality of life for average citizens of those countries were still not catching up to those in the West. Basic necessities such as feminine hygiene products and toilet paper were scarce or outright unavailable, and more expensive goods like cars and household appliances meant being on a waiting list for years....   [tags: Eastern Europe, Europe, World War II]

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Poland : A Country Of People With Polish Ancestry

- Poland Historically, Poland has been a country of migration and very few immigrants. After the fall of the Soviet Union, the country practiced isolationist principles. Even for Polish citizens, the government made it difficult to leave the country and placed time limits on their time abroad. In the 1990s the government tried to make the Polish nation a country of people with Polish ancestry. With the large number of polish citizens who had lived in the Soviet Union trying to come back, the government focused on making their integration to society as easy as possible....   [tags: European Union, Europe, Spain, Eastern Europe]

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The Marshall Pl An Economic Aid Initiative Proposed By The United States

- The ‘Marshall Plan’, an economic aid initiative proposed by the United States of America in 1947, acted as a catalyst in the polarisation of Eastern and Western Europe. Seeking to challenge Soviet power and the spread of Communism, the United States acted to ‘contain’ Soviet growth through the ‘Truman Doctrine’ and reduce the appeal of Communism through the Marshall Plan offer. Although aid was offered to both Eastern and Western Europe, the Soviet Union, who rejected the offer, acted to also prevent its numerous Eastern European satellite states from accepting....   [tags: Cold War, Soviet Union, Eastern Europe]

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Communism : A New Reality Of Communist Oppression

- As Germany surrendered at the end of World War II, the Western powers planned the division of Europe and the withdrawal of their troops. Joseph Stalin, however, had other plans, fighting to install communist governments in the Eastern European countries and leaving his troops in the Eastern states. He had lived through two German invasions, and wanted to protect his country from future attacks. As tensions rose, the iron curtain fell across Europe, and many Eastern Europeans were shocked into a new reality of communist oppression....   [tags: Soviet Union, Communism, Eastern Europe, Cold War]

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The New Immigrants Of The United States

- particularly in the western states and regions. He urged Germans to get away from the political mayhem and constrained financial chances of Germany to begin another, more liberated life on the American prairie. Coming to America: “New” Immigrants (1870-1920) The "new" influx of settlers came to America between the 1870 's and the 1920 's. These outsiders came in expansive numbers from southern and eastern European nations, for example, Italy, Greece, Poland, and Russia and in addition Asian countries like China....   [tags: New York City, United States, Eastern Europe]

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The Eu Wide Quota System

- For the European Union to address the refugee crisis, the best current policy option is to maintain the status quo and not enact any EU-wide policy. The problem is a terrible one, as nearly 12 million Syrians have been forced from their homes by the crisis, and half are children. However, the best policy option for the EU should primarily focus on its long-term stability. The best way to preserve a unified EU is to do nothing. While enacting an EU-wide quota system has its merits and would save many lives, many member nations would not agree to the system....   [tags: European Union, United Kingdom, Eastern Europe]

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The Issue Of Humanitarian Issues

- On September 2, 2015 a picture of 3-year old Aylan Kurdi made national headlines. The photo was of his body, washed up on the shores of Turkey after he, along with his 5-year old brother, mother, father and ten other Syrian refugees, dared to make the life-threatening journey to Europe in order to flee war and violence plaguing his homeland. Terrible stories like this, however terrible, are everyday occurrences throughout the continent. In fact, only a few weeks before, on August 27th, seventy-one Syrian refugee’s bodies were found inside a truck in Austria....   [tags: European Union, Europe, Turkey, Eastern Europe]

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The Marshall Plan For The United States

- The Marshall Plan was proposed by Secretary of State-- George C. Marshall at Harvard University on June 5, 1947. Marshall mentioned the terrible condition of Europe at the beginning of the speech, and he convinced that US should set up an aid program for Europe to recover their economy. The Marshall Plan was a 4-year aid program which the United States had to give over $12 billion to the countries in Western Europe to help them rebuild their economy since most part of Europe was devastated by World War 2....   [tags: World War II, Cold War, Eastern Europe, Russia]

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United States And The Soviet Union

- Every day new events take place which can affect your views of the future and for the United States and the Soviet Union these events resulted in the two sides falling apart. During World War II they came together to defeat their common enemy Germany although after Germany’s defeat their common goal disappeared and developments occurred which had an impact on how the nations viewed each other as tension and suspicion skyrocketed. Between 1941 and 1949 developments in the balance of power, communism, and other events led to an increase in tension and suspicion between the United States and Soviet Union....   [tags: World War II, Cold War, Russia, Eastern Europe]

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Tourism Industry in Turkey and Europe: Istanbul Class

- ... Means a leading quality of customer service must be provided to give high end service to each and every customer and exceed their expectations. According by (Rohanda Abrams 2004 p 61) the specific component high end service will draw customer attention that will allow them to become loyal and trustworthy of the company. We aim to achieve high rank customer awareness that will affect our brand in target markets. The objectives include; 1) Our sales in the first year to have positive turnover, followed by surprising increases in second and third year, with corresponding amount increases in profitability....   [tags: travel agency, europe, service industry]

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Byzantium versus Western Europe

- The Eastern part of the Roman Empire held imperial power headed by the city Byzantium later renamed Constantinople after the emperor Constantine (316). It remained the capital until Charlemagne revived the Western Empire (316). Between 324 and 330, “the Byzantine Empire passed from an early period of expansion and splendor to a time of sustained contradiction and splintering and, finally, catastrophic defeat” (316). The first period; between 324 and 632, of Byzantine history experienced great successes territorially, politically, and culturally (317)....   [tags: Ancient History, Roman Empire]

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The Effects of the Crusades on the Civilization of Europe.

- The crusades was the churches response to the Muslim expansion, which had spread along North Africa and up to the eastern and western fringes of the Mediterranean world. The Crusades began in 1096 and ended in 1291 (some 200 years) with 8 major crusades and some minor ones. Pop Urban II initiated them with the main intention of protecting Christianity and recapturing Religious Holy Sites in Jerusalem from the control of the Muslim “infidels”. However, there were mixed motives behind the crusades....   [tags: World History ]

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Business Implications As Europe 's East

- Business Implications as Europe’s East Extends to West Introduction: Since 1950 European Union (EU) was created it has promoted peace, prosperity and values among the member nations and its neighbouring countries. EU’s influential tools, has helped transform many European states into functioning democracies and prosperous countries. EU’s membership has grown from 6 to 28 countries (Enlargement, 2014), satisfying an historic vow to integrate the continent bringing in most states of Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) by peaceful ideals.EU has anticipated the enlargement as an extraordinary opportunity to endorse political strength and economical success in Europe....   [tags: European Union, United Kingdom, Poland, Slovakia]

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An Eastern Tale For A Western Audience

- An Eastern Tale for a Western Audience A Thousand and One Nights is a tale about the over-sexed east which is favored by the sexually repressed west when applied to and analyzed under the lens of Orientalism. This translation of the text, while not as sexually explicit as Sir Richard Burton’s translation, has its fair amount of sexual promiscuity which paints the middle eastern characters as dishonest, violent, and sexually deviant. These traits were seen as socially taboo to the west, especially those in Victorian Europe who helped the tale gain its reputation as a popular exotic story....   [tags: Woman, Sexual intercourse, 175, Domestic violence]

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Renaissance in Europe

- During a time period from approximately 1375 to 1527, an event known as the Renaissance took place in Europe. This was the establishment of an entirely new way of life; there was a vast rebirth of knowledge and arts which changed Europe completely. Due to events such as the rediscovery of classical works, the Black Death, the invention of the printing press, and the development of humanism, the Renaissance greatly influenced Europe on many levels. Europe gained more wealth, which led to the progression of a new focus on art and learning....   [tags: Influences, Important Events]

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Intergration's Role in the Establishment of Peace in Post 1945 Europe

- Intergration's Role in the Establishment of Peace in Post 1945 Europe As once Winston Churchill stated in his speech in 1946, establishing such a form of European single unity has been considered as a 'desirable' way that Europe should ultimately reach. Although a starting point for the debate in the realm of European integration is the end of Second World War, the European Union of as it is today seems mainly the result of the creation of the European Coal and Steel Community....   [tags: Papers]

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The Effects Of Clinical Care On North America And Western Europe

- According to the 2014 Cancer World Report,21 cancer age-standardized incidence rate of 182 per 100,000 and death rate of 102 per 100,000 position cancer as a worldwide major cause of morbidity and mortality. By 2025, the expected global cancer burden would exceed 20 million new cancer cases per year, compared with estimations around 14.1 million for 2012. Despite heterogeneous results, the high-income countries of North America, Western Europe, Oceania, Japan and Korea have the highest incidence rates....   [tags: Cancer, Oncology, Metastasis, Tumor]

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A Brief Note On The Middle Eastern Culture

- Born Into the Middle Eastern Culture Middle Eastern culture, is viewed upon at varying degrees. In this part of the world, there are a cluster of countries that make up the modern Middle East region. From Egypt, through northern Africa, Iraq, Iran and Saudi Arabia there are sixteen countries, or territories of land that make up the entire region. The main location of these countries are between the countries of Europe, China and Russia. The region itself started with the Mesopotamians, and the Egyptians, Nomads and Roman Empires....   [tags: Islam, Middle East, Sexual intercourse, Religion]

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The Problem Of The Middle Eastern Country Of Syria

- The Problem The problem is in the Middle Eastern country of Syria, specifically in the north surrounding the city of Al-Raqqah, which is an area controlled by an extremist group the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) who has been terrorising the country with intentions of becoming a worldwide caliphate since 2014 by forcing its influence. The group lead by Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has caused much turmoil through taking control and attacking zones not only in Syria but also in neighbouring countries such as Iraq....   [tags: United States, Iraq War, Syria, Iraq]

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Frankish Influence On Europe

- During the 3rd and 4th centuries barbarian tribes searching for more regular food sources and better climate started to rapidly expand and migrate further into Europe. Barbarian conquest and migration during this time allowed barbarian tribal customs and traditions to form the basis of European society. The vast majority of these tribes were Germanic and the most influential of these tribes were the Franks. In 486, Clovis, a Frankish Chieftain, defeated the last Roman governor in Gaul and created a Frankish kingdom in Europe....   [tags: Line of Succession]

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The American Republic And Europe

- The American republic and Europe have been inextricably connected from America’s earliest days. Indeed, there would be no United States of America were it not for the British, Dutch, and French colonists who first landed along the eastern seaboard over four centuries ago. For a “New World” to exist, there first had be an “Old” one. But Europe did more than just send the requisite physical requirements necessary for starting a successful colony. European colonists brought with them their ideals; first of the Reformation, then of the Scientific Revolution and the Enlightenment....   [tags: United States, American Revolution, Spain]

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History Of The Eastern Slavs And The Finno Ugric Peoples

- History of Russia Russian history starts with that of the Eastern Slavs and the Finno-Ugric peoples. The region of Garðaríki, which was based in Novgorod and which includes the entire regions inhabited by Ilmen Slavs, Veps, and Votes, was started by the Varangian chieftain Rurik in 862 which was the traditional beginning of Russian history, according to History of Russia. Rus ',first brought together East Slavic states, which was founded by the successor of Rurik, Oleg of Novgorod in the year 882....   [tags: Russia, Soviet Union, Russian Empire]

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Managing A Group Research Project On Europe 's Refugee Crisis

- I. Introduction This critical report aims to examine the experience of conducting a group research project on the coverage of Metro newspaper on Europe’s refugee crisis from 29th July to 30th September, 2015. As such, it goes into details of using content analysis as the main research method. The three members of the group believed that quantitative content analysis would reflect a suitable approach to explore media materials on a topic that was extremely perceptible during the period. The goal of the research is to understand how Metro reported the refugee issue by answer following questions: (1) Which refugee crisis themes did receive abundant Metro coverage, (2) In each of those, which...   [tags: Quantitative research, Scientific method]

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The Black Death Of Northern And Southern Europe

-  The Black Death was one of the most devastating pandemics in human history, resulting in the deaths of an estimated people and peaking in Europe in the years 1346–53. Although there were several competing theories as to the etiology of the Black Death, analysis of DNA from victims in northern and southern Europe published in 2010 and 2011 indicates that the pathogen responsible was the Yersinia pestis bacterium, probably causing several forms of plague. The Black Death is thought to have originated in the arid plains of Central Asia, where it then travelled along the Silk Road, reaching Crimea by 1343....   [tags: Black Death, Bubonic plague, Yersinia pestis]

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How Did The War Have On Europe?

- The Thirty Years’ War was the last major religious war in Europe. The war started in 1618 and lasted until 1648. This made it rather convenient for Historians and they decided to call the war “The Thirty Years’ War”. The war is often forgotten, and I dare say that the majority of the American population doesn’t even know that the Thirty Years’ War is a thing. I wanted to expand my knowledge and learn about this great and mystical thing historians call the “Thirty Years’ War”. So, What was the Thirty Years’ Wars and what effects did the war have on Europe....   [tags: Thirty Years' War, Holy Roman Empire]

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Germany : A Powerful Nation Of The Middle Of Europe

- Germany was a powerful nation in the middle of Europe because they had a large navy and army. The Germans were linked by treaty to Austria-Hungary and the Ottoman Empire. This alliance was called the Central Powers. Against the Germans the French, Russians, and the British created an alliance called the Triple Entente. An alliance meant that if one country declared war on another, the other countries had to join. The war had started over a dispute to conquer the Balkans. Bosnia had become part of the Empire and the Serbians wanted to take Bosnia back....   [tags: World War I, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria]

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The Cold War Was Not A Pleasant Time

- The cold war was not a pleasant time to be alive for several reasons. The first reason being that if you were a resident of The United States or the Soviet union you were under attack because of the demise of the Soviet union. Another reason that this was not a pleasant time to be around is the fact that it affected so many more countries than just the United States and Russia. This war resulted in so many lives being changed. After the cold war tensions were high between western and Eastern Europe....   [tags: Cold War, World War II, Eastern Bloc]

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The Truman Doctrine And The Marshall Plan

- The Truman Doctrine and the Marshall Plan Stalin had promised not to try to take over Greece, and he kept his word, but that did no stop Greek Communists trying to take over the government by force. A unit of British soldiers was stopping them, but in February 1947, the British informed Truman that they were pulling out. Truman acted. He sent American soldiers to Greece, and on 12 March 1947 he told Congress that it was America’s duty to preserve freedom and democracy in Europe. The key basis to what became known as the ‘Truman Doctrine’ was ‘containment’ – the decision to stop any further expansion of communism....   [tags: Cold War, Eastern Bloc, East Germany, Germany]

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The War I And The World War II

- Throughout history humanity has experienced many wars for example countries fighting against one another. Few year after the end of World War I, Hitler the ruler of Germany began a second war by invaded Poland in September 1, 1939 the book Give me liberty stated in page 676. His plan is to take over Europe and turn it in to an anti-nation. France and Great Britain were also two of his main target. According to the book Give Me Liberty page 676 “within a year, the Nazi had overrun Poland and much of Scandinavia, Belgium, and the Netherlands....   [tags: World War II, Cold War, Eastern Bloc]

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Reduction Of Income And Economic Growth During The Home Country

- demonstrates that reduction of income and economic growth in the home country causes an increase of migration to wealthier countries. The home country may attempt to correct this by subsidizing low-skilled level education, since the more educated labor force is likely to migrate. This can lead to permanent damage to the home economy since it limits its output capacity for the long term (Haque and Kim 1995). Migration of skilled labor hurts the labor force and output capability in the source country, regardless of whether the non-migrants chose to stay or migrate....   [tags: European Union, Europe, Bulgaria]

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The History of the Byzantine Empire

- As the Roman Empire expanded to help govern it better it brought out the Western (old) Romans in Western Europe and the Eastern (new) Romans in Eastern Europe. Many in the west saw the east as Greeks, but the Eastern Romans saw themselves as the Roman Empire with its capital in Constantinople. Early on Emperor Constantine sought to keep the two united but as the fifth and sixth centuries rolled around they each had gone their separate ways. With chaos in the west, the east thrived after the west fell under Germanic tribes and the east later became known as the Byzantine Empire....   [tags: Roman Empire, Europe History]

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I Am A Person Who Is Born And Raised Miami

- People usually characterize me based on the way I physically look. They do this because I’m one of few people in South Florida that has red hair and pale skin. However, once people get to know me they see that I am beyond my outward appearance of this ginger girl, and that I have more depth to my existence. By getting to know me it is discovered that I attain a set of voracious qualities that may be perplexing to the average person. I describe myself as a person who enjoys material things, because quality products make me happy....   [tags: Culture, Europe, Person]

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Implementation Of New Economic Systems

- Implementing new economic systems is a tough job and it doesn’t guarantee success in the industry, but there are some countries who have created economic systems from benefitting and exploiting other countries around the world. This tremendously pushed greater economies towards all new and effective economic methods, while others suffer from the decisions. Some countries have an extensive economic history in the world. An interesting era to discuss these countries during the Post-Colonial era, an area that, in my opinion, gave birth to the economic systems we see today in Europe....   [tags: Colonialism, Europe, Edward Said]

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The Kingdom of Sweden

- Culture Sweden Sweden is also known as the Kingdom of Sweden is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe. Sweden borders the countries of Finland and Norway and is also geographically connected to the country of Denmark by a bridge-tunnel. Sweden has an estimated population of 9 million people and covers about 173 thousand square miles. Sweden’s capital is Stockholm and Swedish is the official language however Sweden was a larger country than it is today. In its height in 1658, the Swedish County or Realm was made up of Finland and Estonia, as well as, parts of other countries like Russia, Latvia, Germany, Denmark and Norway....   [tags: culture, europe, scandinavian]

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The Cold War : A Long Period Of Time

- The Cold War The Cold War was a very long period of time that induced extreme conflict of both politics and military after World War 2. The two sides involved with the tension was the Western Bloc (United States, its NATO allies and others) versus the Eastern Bloc (The Soviet Union and its allies in the Warsaw pact). The exact dates of the war are not completely agreed on, but it seemed to have ran from the years 1947-1991. I will be explaining throughout my paper why exactly the tension began, as well as explaining how it happened and why it happened like it did....   [tags: Cold War, World War II, Soviet Union, Eastern Bloc]

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The Conflict Between Russia And The End Of World War II

- Spanning from the birth of Soviet Russia, to the end of World War II, tensions between the ideals of the Eastern world versus those of the West were growing increasingly tangible. The stress, exacerbated by the distrust and underhanded tactics of the United States and the Soviet Union, and the arguments of territory and policy, forced the hands of both nations to engage in this Cold War. At the zenith or tensions, The Marshall Plan can be seen as the true “point of no return” to conventional diplomatic solutions, due to the fact that finally, Soviets and Americans had to choose their stance on what they thought was best for political progress....   [tags: Soviet Union, World War II, Eastern Bloc, Cold War]

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