Peter I of Russia

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Name: Peter I of Russia
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

On this day: India’s first unmanned lunar mission

: Peter the Great took title of Czar of All Russia.1797: First parachute descent made by André-Jacques Garnerin from a balloon over Paris.1877: Firedamp explosion at Blantyre Colliery, Lanarkshire, killed 207 miners.1910: Dr Hawley Harvey Crippen convicted ... [Published The Scotsman - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Ceramics Study Circle marks 25 years

The Connecticut Ceramics Study Circle will mark its 25th year of presenting learned, sumptuously illustrated and entertaining lectures on antique and modern ceramics with an anniversary celebration to be held at the Riverside Yacht Club, 102 Club Drive, ... [Published Greenwich Post - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Russia and Estonia travel offer glorious architecture, great food

"From Russia With Love" took James Bond to this land. Cold wars have come and gone since that 1963 movie -- and this year is no different. So on the unlikely chance they'll film my visit, let's call it "To Russia With Curiosity."My curious journey started ... [Published TwinCities.com - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 2 reports

Would Any of the Actual Czars Have Stopped Ebola?

We need an Ebola czar, apparently. It "may make sense," President Barack Obama announced on Thursday night. Sen. Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) agreed, calling on the administration to appoint someone like Colin Powell to manage the response to the deadly virus ... [Published Mother Jones - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Women’s work efficiency in universal peace

The Progressive Era was not a rewarding time to be a working woman. While the wages of men were low, women’s pay was drastically lower. The number of females employed − typically in factories or as domestic servants − was rapidly increasing. Emma Goldman, ... [Published WMI Central - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Wednesday, October 22

Today is Wednesday October 22nd, the 295th day of 2014.There are 70 days left in the year.Highlights in history on this date:1721 - Peter the Great takes the title "Czar of All Russia."1797 - French balloonist Andre-Jacques Garnerin makes the first parachute ... [Published HighBeam Research - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 12 2014 - Updated Oct 12 2014 - 1 reports

How countries use war games to prevent future catastrophes

On Oct. 13, the US and the UK will engage in a simulation of what would happen if a large transatlantic bank went under. Treasury secretary Jack Lew, his British counterpart George Osborne and the heads of both central banks will take part. In this scenario, ... [Published Quartz - Oct 12 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

Russia: Breaking down barriers on a river cruise

From the working waterways of the Moscow Canal and the Volga River to the wilderness of Onega Lake, Ladoga Lake and the Svir River and a meeting with a local babushkaIt seemed like a good idea at the time. Last year, my wife and I booked a two-week, 1,500-km. ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 1 reports

Motivation - Believe Your Dreams

MOTIVATION – Believe Your DreamBy Nikki Viljoen of N Viljoen Consulting CC – September 2011Eleanor Roosevelt said “The future belongs to those who believe in their dreams”.Having recently watched “The Mountain Within” and read the book with the same ... [Published Destinyconnect.com - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Oct 05 2014 - Updated Oct 05 2014 - 1 reports

An Irish-born hero of the Russian people

WHATEVER about the Skibbereen Eagle keeping an eye on Russia, St Petersburg is remarkably well informed on this neck of the woods, as evidenced by the astute comments of historian Dmitri Evmenov, who last week highlighted the remarkable story of the connection ... [Published Southern Star - Oct 05 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Another LORIMA ambassador in St Tropez to admire those beautiful regattas

Saint Petersburg to sustain Russian Maritime History through new Shipyard and MuseumA shipyard designated for reconstruction of historic ships in Saint Petersburg is located in Lakhta on the territory of Saint Petersburg Yacht Club in 'Hercules' marina. ... [Published BYM News - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Monument to Peter the Great unveiled in Nizhny Novgorod

In Nizhny Novgorod, a monument to Russian Emperor Peter the Great was unveiled. It was Peter the Great, who signed a decree in 1714 founding the Nizhny Novgorod province."Today, we talk about the Nizhny Novgorod region as a large scientific, industrial, ... [Published Pravda - Sep 25 2014]

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Why are Americans So Czar-Struck? (Guest Voice) [Published The Moderate Voice - Oct 22 2014]
On this day: India’s first unmanned lunar mission [Published The Scotsman - Oct 22 2014]
Why are we Americans so czar-struck? [Published News Works - Oct 21 2014]
Ceramics Study Circle marks 25 years [Published Greenwich Post - Oct 20 2014]
Russia and Estonia travel offer glorious archit... [Published TwinCities.com - Oct 19 2014]
Russian cruise breaks down barriers [Published Houston Chronicle - Oct 18 2014]
America’s Strange Love Affair With the Word Cza... [Published New York Magazine - Oct 17 2014]
Would Any of the Actual Czars Have Stopped Ebola? [Published Mother Jones - Oct 17 2014]
Would Any of the Actual Czars Have Stopped Ebola? [Published MoJo Articles | Mother Jones - Oct 17 2014]
Women’s work efficiency in universal peace [Published WMI Central - Oct 17 2014]
Zaan, Netherlands: Dutch insert humour into arc... [Published Ballarat Courier - Oct 17 2014]
Karabakh President to be honored with ANCA WR F... [Published Armenpress - Oct 15 2014]
The Seabourn Quest Baltic cruise is a perfect w... [Published Mirror.co.uk - Oct 15 2014]
Wednesday, October 22 [Published HighBeam Research - Oct 15 2014]
How countries use war games to prevent future c... [Published Quartz - Oct 12 2014]
Russia: Breaking down barriers on a river cruise [Published Toronto Star Online - Oct 09 2014]
Addis Ababa awaits Pushkin statue from Moscow [Published World Bulletin - Oct 08 2014]
Throughput of EVRAZ NCSP up 23.6% to over 6.8 m... [Published Portnews - Oct 08 2014]
Architecture in Bishkek: what to look at? [Published 24.kg - Oct 08 2014]
Cold War Tensions Turn to Unintentional Comedy ... [Published Pop Matters - Oct 07 2014]
LOLA Landscape Architects Win Third Place in Mo... [Published Inhabitat - Oct 06 2014]
DVD Review: 'The Siege of Leningrad' [Published Examiner.com - Oct 06 2014]
What’s next for Russia? [Published Noodls - Oct 06 2014]
Motivation - Believe Your Dreams [Published Destinyconnect.com - Oct 06 2014]
Uninsured, truth, and motorcycles: Letters [Published Orlando Sentinel - Oct 06 2014]
An Irish-born hero of the Russian people [Published Southern Star - Oct 05 2014]
Vedomosti: 15 Years in Business [Published Noodls - Oct 03 2014]
Khodorkovsky’s Speech at the Freedom House Awar... [Published Freedom House - Oct 02 2014]
Vote: Who's Northern Ireland's greatest ever sp... [Published Belfast Telegraph - Oct 01 2014]
Another LORIMA ambassador in St Tropez to admir... [Published BYM News - Sep 30 2014]
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Why are Americans So Czar-Struck? (Guest Voice) [Published The Moderate Voice - Oct 22 2014]
Why are Americans So Czar-Struck? By Dick Polman Let’s take a break from our Ebola freakout and debate something a bit more benign – like word usage. For instance, why do we keep using czar? Last Friday, seemingly within seconds of Ron Klain’s ascent ...
Would Any of the Actual Czars Have Stopped Ebola? [Published MoJo Articles | Mother Jones - Oct 17 2014]
We need an Ebola czar, apparently. It "may make sense," President Barack Obama announced on Thursday night. Sen. Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) agreed, calling on the administration to appoint someone like Colin Powell to manage the response to the deadly virus ...
Over at Equitable Growth: Department of "Huh?!"... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - Sep 12 2014]
Over at Equitable Growth: John Mearsheimer is only one of a surprising number claiming that the current crisis in Ukraine is predominantly the U.S.'s, and NATO's, and the Ukraine's fault: John Mearsheimer: How the West Caused the Ukraine Crisis: ...
Over at Equitable Growth: Department of "Huh?!"... [Published Brad DeLong - Sep 12 2014]
Over at Equitable Growth: John Mearsheimer is only one of a surprising number claiming that the current crisis in Ukraine is predominantly the U.S.'s, and NATO's, and the Ukraine's fault:John Mearsheimer:How the West Caused the Ukraine Crisis: Why the ...
Conrad Black: Waiting for an Arab Thermidor [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Sep 06 2014]
Thanks to the many readers who have asked about my well-being these 10 weeks that I have been away from this and other columns. My wife and I were in Great Britain, and I was taking, and giving readers, a break from gnashing my teeth almost every week ...
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