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Pyotr Arkadyevich Stolypin (Russian: Пётр Арка́дьевич Столы́пин...

wikipedia - 18 Sep 2016
Pyotr Arkadyevich Stolypin (Russian: Пётр Арка́дьевич Столы́пин; IPA: [pʲɵtr ɐˈrkadʲjɪvʲɪtɕ stɐˈlɨpʲɪn]; 14 April [O.S. 2 April] 1862 – 18 September [O.S. 5 September] 1911), chairman of the Council of Ministers, served as Prime Minister, and Minister of Internal Affairs of the Russian Empire from 1906 to 1911. His tenure was marked by efforts to counter revolutionary groups and by the implementation of noteworthy agrarian reforms. Stolypin was a monarchist and hoped to stren
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A Magazine of American Culture - 11 Dec 2017
The Germans wanted to use the Austro-Serbian clash as the cause for a preventive war against Russia. They were greatly concerned that Russia, after the war with Japan and the 1905 revolution, embarked on the path of intense modernization under ...
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Stalin's famine, a war on Ukraine

The Economist - 28 Sep 2017
OF THE estimated 70m deaths due to famines in the 20th century, at least 40m occurred under communist regimes in China, the Soviet Union, North Korea and Cambodia. The precise number of deaths remains uncertain, as do the causes, owing to the ...
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STOLYPIN: Donbas continues to be as unpredictable as it is unloved

bne IntelliNews - 25 Jul 2017
Do the contested and confusing declaration of a new state of 'Malorossiya', an upsurge in fighting and the arrival of a new US envoy suggest something is moving in the Russo-Ukrainian Donbas war – or precisely that, behind all the sound and fury, it is ...
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How was Russian mystic Rasputin murdered?

BBC News - 31 Dec 2016
Grigory Rasputin, a mystic peasant who captivated the Russian imperial court, met his death at the hands of aristocratic enemies 100 years ago. Artem Krechetnikov of BBC Russian examines the grisly murder of Rasputin and finds that some details are ...
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Drawing From the Past, Putin Plans His Future

STRATFOR - 05 Jul 2017
Every leader in Russia's more than 1,000 years of history has faced the same problem: The unwieldy nation is inherently unstable, regardless of what type of system governs it. And for all his administration's bravado, President Vladimir Putin is no ...
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AP PHOTOS: Russian villager turns his house into work of art

Daily Mail - 16 May 2017
SEVERNAYA GRIVA, Russia (AP) - In this sparsely populated village east of Moscow, Mikhail Korshunov's house is visible from far away. Portraits of Russian rulers - from the 13th-century Novgorod prince, Alexander Nevsky, to President Vladimir Putin ...
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Russian history review: An Unholy Trinity

The Sydney Morning Herald - 07 Apr 2017
To the emperor and, even more so, the empress he thus offered an alternative to the chattering classes and those clamouring for reform. Count Sergei Witte had managed to extract some grudging concessions after the revolutionary upheavals of 1905, only ...
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STOLYPIN: Russia has no grand plans, but lots of 'adhocrats'

bne IntelliNews - 18 Jan 2017
The dubious “Trump Dossier” has become a cypher that people invest with whatever meaning they most want to find, whether of the president-elect's questionable character, or the determination of his enemies to undermine him. However, one key question in ...
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Reformer Stolypin Held Up as Model for Putin

The Moscow Times - 27 Aug 2012
ST. PETERSBURG — As Russia marks the 150th anniversary of the birth of Pyotr Stolypin, the pre-revolutionary interior minister and chairman of the imperial Council of Ministers, political analysts are scrutinizing his legacy and suggesting that ...
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Red October: Russia's road to revolution

Financial Times - 30 Sep 2016
Yet the standard of the essays in Brenton's volume is high enough to justify a more forgiving approach. For example, Simon Dixon asks if the 1911 assassination of Pyotr Stolypin, the tsar's reform-minded prime minister, robbed Russia of the possibility ...
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The Russian Economic Revolution That Never Was

STRATFOR - 26 May 2016
Kudrin's camp stands in stark contrast to the presidium's third camp, a strange collective that calls itself the Stolypin Club. Sergei Glazyev, a presidential adviser, and Andrei Kaplach, deputy chairman of Vnesheconombank, lead the group, which takes ...
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One Hundred Years, One Hundred Messages

Monthly Review - 01 Jul 2017
Neither the brutal terror, nor the Tsarist “constitution,” nor even the unfinished agrarian reforms of Pyotr Stolypin could alleviate the internal contradictions and social tensions of the autocratic regime, instead only aggravating them further. In ...

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