Alexander Herzen

Type: Person
Name: Alexander Herzen
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

(Following Advance for Use Sunday, April 20)

Today is Easter Sunday, April 20, the 110th day of 2014. There are 255 days left in the year.On April 20, 1914, the Ludlow Massacre took place when the Colorado National Guard opened fire on a tent colony of striking miners; about 20 (accounts vary) strikers, ... [Published Sify - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 1 reports

The extraordinary London life of Alexander Ivanovich Herzen

, a year of many overtures. A radical thinker and philosopher, he as responsible for creating a climate that led to the emancipation of the serfs in 1861. A blue plaque commemorates his residency in London, where he established the Free Russian Press. ... [Published Voice of Russia - Apr 06 2014]
First reported Mar 29 2014 - Updated Mar 29 2014 - 1 reports

Ready for World War III?

·0 CommentsAbove: President George W. Bush of the United States and President Vladimir Putin of Russia, shake hands, June 7, 2007, after their meeting at the G8 Summit in Heiligendamm, Germany. (White House photo by Eric Draper, from Wikimedia Common ... [Published Antiwar.com - Mar 29 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Father of Russia's Conservatism

Sergey Uvarov: Moderniser turned reactionaryThere's nothing new about the Russian conservatism Putin stands for, and it is something worth understanding, even  if it makes us weep with frustration at the heavy-handed seizing of Crimea and the evident ... [Published Standpoint Magazine - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 17 2014 - Updated Mar 17 2014 - 1 reports

Putin's Eurasian Fantasy

Vladimir Putin’s aggressive foray into Eurasia, and the possibility of a new cold war with the West, has actually enhanced rather than lessened his popularity in Russia. The Economist despairs that “the chances of Russia’s becoming a modern, civilised ... [Published Bloomberg - Mar 17 2014]
First reported Mar 11 2014 - Updated Mar 12 2014 - 1 reports

"The World Needs Russia. Russia Does Not Need Putin."

Pyotr Chaadayev, a renowned Russian cultural figure, wrote: "I love my country, I wish her glory, and I can appreciate the great qualities of my people. But I did not learn to love my fatherland with my eyes shut and my head bowed down. I believe that ... [Published The New Republic Online - Mar 11 2014]

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(Following Advance for Use Sunday, April 20) [Published Sify - Apr 14 2014]
The extraordinary London life of Alexander Ivan... [Published Voice of Russia - Apr 06 2014]
Ready for World War III? [Published Antiwar.com - Mar 29 2014]
Father of Russia's Conservatism [Published Standpoint Magazine - Mar 26 2014]
Putin's Eurasian Fantasy [Published Bloomberg - Mar 17 2014]
"The World Needs Russia. Russia Does Not Need P... [Published The New Republic Online - Mar 11 2014]
The Revolutions of 1848 and the Historical Foun... [Published World Socialist Web Site - Aug 16 2013]
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