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    Autocracy-A government system, where a person or group has total power over a country. The Russian autocrat at the time of the emancipation of the serfs was Alexander the Second who was assassinated. Repressive-To not allow someone to do something, to control someone or something by force. The Russian empire under the rule of Nicholas the First suppressed novel, religion, and cultures that did not have to do with Slavic traditions and the Russian Orthodox Church. Alexander the second lifts some of

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    Impacts on the Russian System of Government The Russian Tsarist system under the Rumanovs was extremely resistant to change in all forms. Reforms were brought in only to preserve and little improvement resulted from these reforms. In this essay I will attempt to examine whether or not war had any impact upon the Tsarist system of government, and whether or not war brought about any changes to the system. First, the war with Napoleon that ended in 1815 with the Vienna settlement. Tsar

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    and policies affecting citizens have to be made public and must have to be drafted in harmony with international laws and treaties. Russian is the official language. This is a stark difference with the United States, whose constitution was ratified in 1787 with a strong democratic tradition involving two major parties. The executive branch of the Russian government is a dual executive with a president and prime minister, where the president has considerably greater powers and is responsible for

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    Chechnya

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    per year before the disintegration of the Soviet Union. The collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991 created the opportunity for the Russian provinces to declare their independence. The Russian government managed to keep its control of all states apart from Chechnya, which, under the new president Dzhokhar Dudayev, declared independence in October 1991. The Russian Government did not approve this and President Yeltsin declared war against the newborn regime in 1994. Yeltsin feared that if they had not

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    The Cold War

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    many of their ideas clashed. The Cold War arose not from one isolated event, but from the different ideologies and interests between the Soviet Union and the west. Also the Russian government was seeking revenge on the United States because the United States did not enter the war effort soon enough and that caused for more Russian casualties. After WWII After WWII, Germany was divided into four zones and occupied by Britain, France, the United States, and the Soviet Union. Berlin itself was occupied

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    The governments of Russia and China have come a long way from their previously communist ruled government and economic systems. They have been subject to globalization and democratic influences, but they have not transformed in the same way. They differ in several aspects of their institutions including the electoral systems, the legal systems, and even the basic set up of the institutions themselves. These differences are the reason that in certain political or economical situations one country

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    YUKOS, an oil producer and supplier, was created by the Russian government by resolution. It quickly became a major economic force in Russia, supplying 20% of the country’s oil and 2% of the world’s oil supply. In an effort to re-structure the oil industry, the government created four independent companies to refine and distribute oil of which YUKOS was one of them. BY 1995, YUKOS was already having management problems and the government put 45% of the company’s shares up for auction. Shortly after

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    Policy Proposal for Economic Reform in Russia

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    remains weighted with numerous holdovers from the Communist era that keep its economy from taking advantage of free-market reforms. In short, Russia has not prospered under capitalism because it has not yet discovered it. In order to do so, the Russian government must engage in extensive reform in several key areas: improving the rule of law, creating stable monetary policy, and ending a policy of favoritism to particular businesses. Engaging in these reforms would lower the extremely high transaction

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    militarism had played a major role in igniting the war, other countries in Europe had been guilty of provoking diplomatic crises before the war. Another weakness in the Treaty was that Russian government felt that the Treaty ignored its needs. In the Treaty, Russia was excluded from the peace conference, even though Russians had fought with the Allies for three year, and suffered higher casualties than any other country. There was also much dispute concerning the distribution of territory in the Treaty

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    World War I

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    airplanes today. When Russia had a second revolution the communist leader Vladimir Ilyich Lenin gained power. Lenin deiced to end his country's involvement in the war. Well the first thing he did was make a truce with Germany. From this the Russian government had to give over Finland, Poland, Ukraine, Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania to Germany. Even after the war when the treaty became invalid, those countries gained their independence. If this had not happened those countries would not be independent

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