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    How successful was Leonid Brezhnev in dealing with the economic problems of the USSR after 1973? • During the 1970’s‚ the Soviet economy started to slow down despite efforts to increase production‚ especially in consumer goods. (Not a effective model for producing consumer goods because production levels and prices were not determined by the forces of supply and demand. • The Five Year plan remained the model for economic. • Despite all this‚ the Five Year Plans remained the model for economic

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    to expanding communism and Soviet power than Leonid Brezhnev. He proved to be a pivotal character in post WW II era. A study in contrasts‚ Leonid Brezhnev protected communism and the U.S.S.R’s interests escalating tensions with the United States during the Cold War in the 1960’s and 70’s‚ while also using seemingly peaceful actions and political intuitiveness‚ that led to a cooling off period between the rivals. A significant step taken by Brezhnev in protecting Communism was in Czechoslovakia

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    The years under the leadership of Brezhnev in the USSR can be defined as years of political rigidity and economic stagnation. We will take an in depth look at what Brezhnev did or didn’t do to help the USSR. First‚ we have to understand what a command economy is. A command economy according to Webster Dictionary is “an economy in which production‚ investment‚ prices‚ and incomes are determined centrally by a government.” A good example of a command economy today is China. They are going away from

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    products from diaries. In this way it recreates a real social history of the Brezhnev era. In Rock and Roll in the Rocket City‚ Zhuk explains the history of the Brezhnev’s era. “Dniepropetrovsk’s transformation into an important center of the Soviet military-industrial complex was also related to the sudden rise of Leonid Brezhnev to power in October 1964” (Zhuk). After reading this section it was interesting to read how Brezhnev can go from being elected a member of the Dniepropetrovsk City Council‚

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    Sino-Soviet Split Thesis: The reasons for the Sino Soviet split can be placed upon the political‚ economic and social difference between the nations; especially the ideological differences. Political Long Term * Stalin feared Mao as a rival for the leadership of the communist world * Didn’t want the Cold War to spread to Asia * Stalin underestimated the CCP * Believed the GMD would be stronger‚ * Wanted the communists to unite * Even when the victory

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    The Era of Stagnation (also called the Period of Stagnation‚ Stagnation Period‚ Stagnation Era‚ the Brezhnevian Stagnation‚ or the Brezhnev Stagnation) was a period of economic‚ political‚ and social stagnation in the Soviet Union‚ which began during the rule of Leonid Brezhnev (1964-1982) and continued under Yuri Andropov (1982-1984) and Konstantin Chernenko (1984-1985). This period ended when Mikhail Gorbachev‚ who succeeded Chernenko‚ introduced his policies of glasnost‚ perestroika‚ uskoreniye

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    cold and bitter. Joseph Stalin‚ the leader of the Soviet Union and Mao Zedong‚ the leader of China were distant despite having the same ideology. The same can be said with Stalin’s successor‚ Nikita Khrushchev‚ and the successor of Khrushchev‚ Leonid Brezhnev. Sino-Soviet relations didn’t know better days until the 1980s when Mikhail Gorbachev and Deng Xiaoping became leaders of their respective countries. In order to

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    Soviet government was installed and Nagy was eventually executed. Jruschev lost prestige in his country as a result of the Cuban missile crises in 1962. In 1964 he was replaced by Leonid Brezhnev‚ he quickly adopted repressive domestic policies. Brezhnev clamored down on those who dared to protest his policies. Brezhnev made clear that he would not tolerate dissent in Eastern Europe either. His policy was put to the test in early 1968. At that time Czech Communist leader Alexander Dubcek loosened

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    Vladimir Lenin. c. Joseph Stalin. II. Nikita Khrushchev: a. Rise to power. b. De-Stalinization. c. Reforms and domestic policies. d. Foreign Policy. e. Expulsion from power. III. Leonid Brezhnev: a. Rise to Power. b. Domestic Policies. c. Brezhnev Stagnation. d. Foreign Policy. e. Death. IV. Yuri Andropov: a. Rise to Power. b. Domestic Policies. c. Foreign Policy. V. Konstantin Cherenko: d. Policies and short

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    Book review Soviet Fates and Lost alternatives – Stephen F. Cohen As Stephen Cohen states in the introduction‚ Soviet Fates and lost alternatives was written out of a personal fascination for alternative roads that ’could have been’ the path of history. Cohen’s approach is indeed personal as he tries to show that the communist party consisted (and always has consisted) of people‚ and not out of a fixed idea. People shape history‚ not economical- political- or other crises. And to every person

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    THE  DREAM  THAT  FAILED:   THE  FALL  OF  THE  SOVIET  EMPIRE     Research  Question:  What  factors  contributed  to  the  collapse  of  the  USSR   in  1991?       Paper  Word  Count:  3‚982                   The  work  contained  within  is  my  own  –  unless  otherwise  cited     _________________________________________

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    AMA Institute[edit] AMA Computer University‚ formerly known as AMA Computer College (AMACC) and AMA Technological School (AMATS)‚ was founded by Dr. Amable R. Aguiluz V‚ who named it after the initials of his father’s name‚ Amable Mendoza Aguiluz‚ Sr. Dr. Aguiluz saw the demand for fully trained computer professionals in the country. However‚ no institution in the country offered computer education to professionals. Aguiluz founded the AMA Institute of Computer Studies with the first computer school

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    which the meteors come The radiant for the Leonid meteor shower coincides with the constellation Leo Slide 3: Apophis In 2004‚ astronomers gave this asteroid a 2.4% chance of hitting earth during its close passing in on April 13‚ 2029. More recent analysis shows that Apophis will miss the earth by 19‚ 400 miles. Only a 1 in a million chance of hitting earth. Slide 4: Regular Meteor Showers Quadrantids- Early January Geminids- mid December Leonids- mid November Orionids- mid/ late October

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    First of all‚ I chose Leonid Afremov because I admire the quality of his work. Before I chose him as my subject‚ I did check out other artists like David Clerihew who specializes in photography‚ portraits‚ landscapes & film. There is Marcel Christ as well‚ whose forte is still life and also dabbles in personal work and film. Benedict Redgrove on the other hand‚ does a little of everything such as photography‚ landscapes‚ epic set-ups and still life. I had to really think hard on Sam Logan because

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    For my essay I’ve chosen the topic: ‘Ukraine as a ‘bridge’ between Russia and EU’. I found it really interesting‚ especially in current situation‚ after the Presidential elections. And‚ of course‚ the topic is very important to me‚ as I’m Ukrainian and studying in the country‚ which belongs to EU. In this paper it would be considered: reasons of forming of current situation in Ukraine; relationships and perspective of development of them with Russia; relationships and perspective of development of

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    further by using irony to express the severity of the problem at one of America’s most academically rigorous schools – Harvard. Students are embarrassed and afraid to admit the hours spent studying. Instead‚ they focus on fitting in and being popular. Leonid Fridman uses a continuous comparison between nerds and jocks. Instead‚ athletes are held higher than the academic. Sports participation has consistently risen while American educational rankings continue to plummet in comparison to the rest of the

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    Carlynn Kalament Ms. Zielinski AP English Language and Composition 15 December 2011 Leonid Fridman’s “America needs it’s Nerds” Writer‚ Leonid Fridman‚ in his composition‚ “America needs its Nerds”‚ declares that the American connotations for “nerd” and “geek” are offensive and should not be used to describe those people who are dedicated to learning. Fridman’s purpose is to convince all of those nerds and geeks to stop being ashamed and accept themselves for who they are. He adopts a sincere

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    All About Nerds                 “Enough is enough‚” exclaims Leonid Fridman in his passage entitled “America Needs Its Nerds.”  His passage explains his discomfort and frustration-surrounding society’s attitude towards nerds.  Without nerds there would be no electricity‚ cell phones or computers.  The world must love its nerds.  Through his use of exemplification‚ definition‚ compare contrast‚ and rhetorical questions‚ Fridman argues for the need of nerds in society. In the common American society

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    Growing up in the late twentieth and early twenty first century athletes are recognized more and treated better than someone who is just an ordinary student or a person who is considered a “smart kid‚” or “nerd.” Just like Leonid Fridman states in “America Needs its Nerds‚” “Nerds are ostracized while athletes are idolized.” (Fridman‚ P. 256) Fridman states that he was what is now considered a nerd Media rarely reports on the person who made a cure for a medical condition‚ someone who starts a new

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    In the passage‚" America Needs its Nerds‚" by Leonid Fridman‚ he claims that there is a problem with the values in society. society uses terms like "nerd" and "geek" to describe people that are academically serious. Fridman is stating that people in society shouldn’t be ashamed of how much they study or being dedicated to pursue knowledge. He says that society should set their values straight for America’s sake. Nerds are ostracized and gets compared to freaks. Many do not learn decent social skills

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