Comparative - February 21, 2008

Comparative - February 21, 2008 - left the later name Hist...

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Ben Goodrich Pol. 350 February 21, 2008 Russia cont. Strong Asian influence Language based strongly in Latin The history 9f Russia was based in the east and not to the west Russian expansion really expands into the “empire of the golden horde,” or the dying embers of Genghis Khan. The old empire was not really an expansionist, however the old empire was simply consolidated into the Russian empire Garrison mentality Crimean War (1853 – 1856) – military conflict between Russian and a coalition of Great Britain, France, the kingdom of Sardinia, and the Ottoman Empire. 1861 – Tsar Alexander 1 st freed the serfs 1905 – Rebellion 1917 – Vladimir Lenin – Bolsheviks (Majority) Mensheviks The first thing that Lenin did was give the name Bolsheviks to his group, and gave those
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Unformatted text preview: left the later name. Hist. empire – feudalism - cap – som Current Political Structure Midnight December 31, 1991 – democratic federative republic Official Name – Russian Federation Chief of State – President Chief of Gov – Premier Cabinet – ministries of the government composed of the premier and his deputy, ministers, and selected other individuals; all appointed by the president Legislature – Bicameral Lower House – State Duma: popular vote Upper House – Federal Council – chosen geographically Judicial – Constitutional court, supreme court, superior court of arbitrations, judges for all courts are appointed for life by the federation council on the recommendation of the president....
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