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Nina Taupier 2011-10412 Russia and international Relations The West and Russia. 31.5.13 Whether Russia will integrate or cooperate with the West has been and continues to be a very heated debate. Overall, Russia’s European frontier appears the most stable and peaceful. The defining factor in the European security landscape is NATO enlargement. Russia’s failure to prevent the first wave and the likelihood of successive waves make the prospect of dividing lines in Europe real. The extent...

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The main cause of the collapse of the Tsarist regime in Russia in 1917 was the First World War. Do you agree? Explain your answer. In 1917 the rule of the Romanovs over Russia collapsed and Tsar Nicholas was forced to abdicate. He then offered the throne to his brother, who refused. There were many causes to the collapse of the Tsarist regime in 1917, including the First World War. Russia entered the First World War for different reasons, including: to improve Tsar’s reputation in front of people...

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Geography of Russia

Russia is a huge landmass and covers a vast amount of the earth's surface area. Being so large, Russia contains a huge variety of different geographical features. There are several mountains, rivers, bodies of water, climate zones, and population centers in Russia. Most of the development in Russia is located in its core area, east of the Ural Mountains. There are several countries around Russia that used to be parts of a larger union called The Union of Soviet Socialists Republics, however, in...

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Kodak in Russia

Kodak in Russia In the early 1990s, Kodak entered Russia. At the time, the country was deep in the middle of a turbulent transition from a Communist-run command economy to a fledgling democracy that was committed to pushing through the privatization of state-owned enterprises and economic reforms designed to establish competitive markets. Kodak’s entry into this market posed a number of challenges. Russian consumers had little knowledge of Kodak’s products, and the consumer market for photography ...

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Russia Timeline

on the timeline. Specifically, choose events that are relevant to the political and economic development of Russia during this period. Your timeline should include a minimum of 15 events over this time period. Plot each event to indicate when they occurred, but also decide to what extent each event was moving Russia toward modernization and stability, or whether the event was moving Russia toward REVOLUTION.  For each event, provide a 1-2 sentence justification to explain why you placed it in a...

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Business in Russia

------------------------------------------------- International Business In Russia Introduction There are a number of misconceptions about Russia as a business destination. Some people believe that conducting business in Russia is an all too easy process and that all it takes are some good connections or simply meeting with the right people. On the other hand, others believe that in Russia, it is almost impossible to do business and that companies are not governed by the basic principles of economics...

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IKEA in russia

 IKEA IN RUSSIA INTRODUCTION Today, we present our analysis of the adaptation of a multinational in an emerging country. We chose to study the Ikea’s case because the company is the leader in the field of interior design and furniture. In addition, we chose to focus on the implementation of Ikea in Russia because the cultural differences between Russia and Sweden are important. This cultural distance shows the importance of brand policy and how it could have an impact on sales as well...

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Modern Russia

Modern Russia: Overview Russia faced enormous problems in the 1990s. After 70 years of communism, with its planned economy and controlled currency, Russia was ill-equipped for a rapid conversion to capitalism. Factories were in poor repair and inefficient, and their consumer products were shoddy. Managers did not have the know-how to function in a market economy, nor were workers prepared for the uncertainties of the marketplace. The transportation and delivery system for the goods they produced...

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 Russia also officially known as the Russian Federation is a country in northern Eurasia.  It is a federal semi-presidential republic. At 17,075,400 square kilometres (6,592,800 sq mi), Russia is the largest country in the world, covering more than one-eighth of the Earth's inhabited land area. Russia is also the world's ninth most populous nationwith nearly 144 million people as of 2015. Culture Russian culture has a long and rich cultural history, steeped in literature, ballet, painting and classical...

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Globalization in Russia

globalization in Globalization in Russia As this world we live in continues to turn, many sovereign states are challenged with the pursuit of globalization, and for some, this challenge is not so easy. Russia, for example, is a country that has overcome the communist rule of the Bolsheviks and a period of stagnation under Joseph Stalin. Surely, globalization is within Russia’s best interest, but after a history of neglect and punishment from the global world, Russia has struggled to “get with the...

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