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Russia and the information revolution

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Information society -- Russia (Federation), Information technology -- Social aspects -- Russia (Federation), Information technology -- Economic aspects -- Russia (Federation), Information technology -- Political aspects -- Russia (Federa

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StatementD.J. Peterson.
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LC ClassificationsHC340.12.Z9 I555 2005
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Open LibraryOL3410177M
ISBN 100833038583
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Russian Revolution A Personal Record by NN Sukhanov This book was necessary reading for all early historians of the revolution. Sukhanov, a left- Menshevik hostile to. Russian Revolution of Russia industrialized much later than Western Europe and the United States.

When it finally did, around the turn of. Get this from a library. Russia and the information revolution. [Jeremy R Azrael; D J Peterson; Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies (Rand Corporation)] -- Russia's economic, political, and social development as well as its integration into the community of Western nations will depend importantly on the extent of its participation in the ongoing.

Russia (Russian: Росси́я, tr.

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Rossiya, IPA: [rɐˈsʲijə]), or the Russian Federation, is a transcontinental country located in Eastern Europe and Northern Asia. Covering an area of 17, square kilometres (6, sq mi), it is the largest country in the world by area, spanning more than one-eighth of the Earth's inhabited land area, stretching eleven time zones, and bordering Calling code: +7.

Central Asia:: Russia. All Space Capital Places. A fortuitous orbit of the International Space Station allowed the astronauts to take this striking view of Sarychev Peak volcano (Russia's Kuril Islands, northeast of Japan) in an early stage of eruption on 12 June Sarychev Peak is one of the most active volcanoes in the Kuril Island chain.

This work, the result of a six-year study, sheds light on Russia's role in the global Information Revolution. It examines Russia's increasing reliance on information and communications technologies (IT) to improve its government institutions, modernize business and industry and stimulate economic growth, broaden information access, and enhance the quality of life for Russian people.

The fact that he dedicates “The Russian Revolution” to “the victims” tells you all you need to know about his perspective on the subject.

“The Russian Revolution” is a monster of a book – pages not including endnotes. Washington Post Book World hails it as a “gripping read.”Cited by: From the author of A People's Tragedy, an original reading of the Russian Revolution, examining it not as a single event but as a hundred-year cycle of violence in pursuit of utopian dreams.

In this elegant and incisive account, Orlando Figes offers an illuminating new perspective on the Russian Revolution.

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While other historians have focused their examinations on the cataclysmic years Cited by: 4. Let’s hear from the man himself.

Please tell us more about Six Weeks in Russia in There are only a couple of well-known eyewitness accounts of the revolution. The best known is probably John Reed’s Ten Days That Shook The World, but I’ve gone with Ransome’s book because Ransome is my man, and because whereas Reed’s book is a highly imaginative view of the revolution.

Russian Revolution, two revolutions inthe first of which, in February (March, New Style), overthrew the imperial government and the second of which, in October (November), placed the Bolsheviks in power, leading to the creation of the Soviet Union.

Learn more about the Russian Revolution in. The Russian Revolution took place in when the peasants and working class people of Russia revolted against the government of Tsar Nicholas II. They were led by Vladimir Lenin and a group of revolutionaries called the Bolsheviks.

The new communist government created the. Russia's Home Front in War and Revolution,book 1: Russia's Revolution in Regional Perspective. In this Book. Additional Information. Russia's Home Front in War and Revolution,book 1: Russia's Revolution in Regional Perspective.

A unique comparative account of the roots of Communist revolution in Russia and China. Steve Smith examines the changing social identities of peasants who settled in St Petersburg from the s to and in Shanghai from the s to the by: Our Non-Fiction Book of The Month for February, The Romanovs – by Simon Sebag Montefiore, is an exceptional example of this year’s reflections on the years that have passed since the climactic Russian revolutions of It is one of those once-in-a-decade texts that brings the past acutely into the present; the author’s inexhaustible research and deftness for story.

INFORMATION REVOLUTION The Putin administration has spent a great deal of time and energy reflecting on the significance of the global information revolution for Russia’s future development. In Decemberon the eve of his rise to the presi-dency, Prime Minister Putin marked the. This work sheds light on Russia’s role in the global Information Revolution.

It examines the sources, dynamics, and consequences of Russia’s increasing use of and reliance on information and communications technologies (IT) to improve the performance of its government institutions, to modernize business and industry and stimulate economic growth, to broaden information access and sharing.

Now in a new edition, this provocative, highly readable work presents a fascinating look at events that culminated in the Russian Revolution. Focusing on the Revolution in its widest sense, Sheila Fitzpatrick covers not only the events of and what preceded them, but the social transformations brought about by the Bolsheviks.5/5(1).

From the author of A People's Tragedy, an original reading of the Russian Revolution, examining it not as a single event but as a hundred-year cycle of violence in pursuit of utopian dreamsIn this elegant and incisive account, Orlando Figes offers an illuminating new perspective on the Russian Revolution.

While other historians have focused their examinations on the cataclysmic years 1/5(1). Revolution threatens and Inna Feldman is drawn into intrigue concerning Rasputin and also a love triangle in a page-turning novel. About Stories and Poems from the Russian Revolution edited by Boris Dralyuk, published by Pushkin Press.

A selection of the best. I would, in addition, recommend Simon Sebag Montefiore’s The : Carol Mcgrath. Cultural History of Russia in the Great War and Revolution In this Book.

Additional Information. Cultural History of Russia in the Great War and Revolution ; Murray Frame, Buy This Book in Print. Project MUSE Mission. The history of Russia begins with the histories of the East Slavs.

The traditional start-date of specifically Russian history is the establishment of the Rus' state in the north in ruled by Vikings. Staraya Ladoga and Novgorod became the first major cities of the new union of immigrants from Scandinavia with the Slavs and Finno-Ugrians.

In Prince Oleg of Novgorod seized Kiev, thereby. THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTION A New History By Sean McMeekin Basic Books. $ Illustrated. On the afternoon of July 4,thousands of soldiers, sailors and workers converged on a former.

About pages long, this book is an imposing first-hand account of the Russian Revolution, remarkable for having been composed by one of its chief protagonists—proof, if need be, that Leon Trotsky was a formidable writer (amongst other things).

Regardless of the reader’s view of the author’s politics, there is no doubt that his analysis of the conditions leading up to the revolution. One of Orwell's goals in writing Animal Farm was to portray the Russian (or Bolshevik) Revolution of as one that resulted in a government more oppressive, totalitarian, and deadly than the one it overthrew.

Many of the characters and events of Orwell's novel parallel those of the Russian Revolution: In short, Manor Farm is a model of Russia, and old Major, Snowball, and Napoleon represent.

Russia in Revolution: An Empire in Crisis, by S A Smith £17, It is a vain, frivolous and boastful book, lacking in judgment and self-knowledge but useful, nonetheless, as a vivid.

The book follows senior Bolshevik leaders, tracing the ways their lives change as they careen from positions of power to total loss at the hands of Josef Stalin.

Lenin V.I. Lenin and Slavoj. The book is one of the most complete tellings of the Russian Revolution, but at over pages, it’s a daunting tome. Figes also has a condensed version titled Revolutionary Russia: A History, that looks at the Russian Revolution over the span of one hundred years, from to   The disinformation age: a revolution in propaganda.

or run through “troll farms” owned by tycoons loyal to the Kremlin in Russia (when one such Russian operation had its “news” pages. The Russian Revolution A Brief Outline RUSSIA AT THE TIME OF THE REVOLUTION A vast empire stretching from Europe to the Pacific A brutal form of feudalism, which involved landed serfdom Years of isolation left Russia behind the west economically The royal family had a reputation for opulence and brutality through the sFile Size: 85KB.

The Russian Revolution of began in St. Petersburg on Jan. 22 (Jan. 9, O.S.) when troops fired on a defenseless crowd of workers, who, led by a priest, were marching to the Winter Palace to petition Czar Nicholas II.

This "bloody Sunday" was followed in succeeding months by a series of strikes, riots, assassinations, naval mutinies, and.

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Lebedev, who was born in Moscow inpicks 10 books that explain Russia's complicated past and present. I was celebrating New Year’s Eve of with my high school friends. There were 18 of us.The Workers' Revolution in Russia, - edited by Daniel H.

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This book provides a chronicle of Ukraine’s Maidan and Russia’s ongoing war, and puts forth an analysis of the Revolution of Dignity from the perspective of a participant observer. Many of the major trends of international politics in the twenty-first century are best seen from Ukraine.