"Saint Petersburg" Essays and Research Papers

1 - 10 of 500

Saint Petersburg

Potemkin Mutiny took place and industrial workers all over Russia went on strike. In October, 1905, the railwaymen went on strike which paralyzed the whole Russian railway network. Later that month, Leon Trotsky and other Mensheviks established the St. Petersburg Soviet. Over the next few weeks over 50 of these soviets were formed all over Russia. Witte, the new Chief Minister, advised Nicholas II to make concessions. He eventually agreed and published the October Manifesto. This granted freedom of conscience...

Free Russia, Nicholas II of Russia, Russian Empire 527  Words | 3  Pages

Open Document

Russian Timeline of Events Leading Up to the Revolution on 1917

| |1905 |January |Bloody Sunday in Saint Petersburg. | |1905 |June |Battleship Potemkin uprising at Odessa on the Black Sea (see movie The Battleship Potemkin). | |1905 |October |General strike, Saint Petersburg Soviet formed; October Manifesto: Imperial agreement on elections to the | | | ...

Free Russia, Nicholas I of Russia, Odessa 591  Words | 3  Pages

Open Document

Alexander Pushkin

Scandinavian nobility. First educated by French and Russian tutors at home, his nurse also entertained him with traditional Russian folk tales. When he was 11, he attended an exclusive school for the nobility in Tsarskoe Selo, outside the capital city, St. Petersburg. He wrote and published his first poem at the age of fifteen. While still a student at the Lyceum. Pushkin wrote poetry that drew the acclaim of his teachers and peers. Around 1819-20, he fell under the spell of Byron's work, and he wrote a series...

Premium Russian literature, Russian language, Alexander Pushkin 1836  Words | 5  Pages

Open Document

Pushkin and the Golden Age of Political Thought

literary masterpiece and manifesto for the modern Russian political landscape. In the realm of political science discipline, Pushkin emphasizes the relationship between the state (manifested in the equestrian statue of Peter the Great outside of Saint Petersburg) and the individual (Evgenii). The poem is a classic piece of Romantic era literature, swirled in enlightenment ideology of the post 19th century Tsarist period. However, it’s the political element that gives this poem its true backbone. The...

Premium Russia, Saint Petersburg, Tsar 1190  Words | 5  Pages

Open Document

Effects of Nationalism After French Revolution and Napoleonic Era

The Bronze Horseman. The Bronze Horseman tells the tale of Evgenii and how he ends up going mad and getting killed by the statue of Peter. This shows nationalism in the fact that in the introduction of the poem, he talks about the founding of St. Petersburg and how great Russia is. Artist also had many works that portrayed nationalistic ideals. One piece of art that without a doubt showed nationalism was La Liberté guidant le peuple by Eugène Delacroix. This painting depicts “Mother France” leading...

Premium Germany, Nationalism, Saint Petersburg 567  Words | 3  Pages

Open Document

How far do you agree that the most important cause of the February 1917 revolution was the Great War

Great War started a chain reaction of problems for Russia. Morale during this time was at an all-time low and soldiers and civilians alike were looking for someone to blame. In 1915, Tsar Nicholas II took personal command of the army and left St. Petersburg and moved to army headquarters in Russian, Poland. Nicholas II may have believed that, by taking charge, his army would be inspired and would fight with renewed vigour, however this had the opposite effect. Unfortunately, the Tsar knew little about...

Premium World War I, Vladimir Lenin, Soviet Union 1065  Words | 3  Pages

Open Document

Nicholas Ii of Russia

Anonymos 21/03/13 Nicholas II of Russia Nicholas II was born the 18th of May, 1869 in Saint Petersburg. He was christened his imperial highness Nicholas Aleksandrovitch Romanov, Grand Duke of Russia. When Nicholas was a child, he wasn't as bright as his younger brothers, which made his dad view Nicholas as a shy child, not "man enough" to become emperor of Russia. He never wanted to be the Czar of Russia, and his parents did not teach him enough for him to be ruler, he was much more of a family...

Premium Moscow, Nicholas I of Russia, Russian Empire 723  Words | 3  Pages

Open Document

Russian Revolution (Society 1861-1917)

Later on, he became the Menshevik chairman after coming back from exile in February of 1905. When the revolution collapsed he was once again arrested, but escaped and fled to America. <br> <br>In 1905, a petition of the workers and residents of St. Petersburg was submitted to Czar Nicholas II. A large group had formed in front of his palace and claimed that they would let themselves be shot if the demands of the people were not met, saying, "we do not regret this sacrifice. We are glad to make it." Among...

Premium Russia, Leon Trotsky, Saint Petersburg 1126  Words | 5  Pages

Open Document

What has Putin done for Russia

and power hungry men on the planet, striving to bring these two equally important facets back to Russia. But which face of Putin is really true? We (other nationalities) and even many oblivious Russians don’t see Russia further than Moscow or Saint Petersburg. We have only recently heard of Sochi due to media coverage of the Winter Olympics. Without the inevitably western biased media we know very little about Russia and we would base our thoughts and opinions on previous out of date knowledge of...

Premium Belarus, Moscow, Russia 1220  Words | 4  Pages

Open Document

WIT Essay

novel. For example, point of view, imagery, and symbols all contributes towards a motif or overarching idea. In the novel Crime and Punishment, Fyodor Dostoevsky uses domestic imagery, the setting of the home, and the setting of the story itself, Saint Petersburg to reveal the oppressive forces of poverty acting up Raskolnikov. This is accomplished through the settings of the bar, Raskolnikov’s house, and the school outlining the harsh environment the citizens and the protagonist that is acting upon them...

Premium Sociology, Money, Novel 1453  Words | 6  Pages

Open Document

Become a StudyMode Member

Sign Up - It's Free