Peter I of Russia

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Name: Peter I of Russia
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Putin’s career roadmap goes back to the emperors Peter and Catherine

To decipher what president Vladimir Putin wants, a strong hint comes in his frequent allusion to Russia’s past—he seems to be seeking to reprise what he sees as his country’s glorious history. But what does that suggest in practice?So far it has meant ... [Published Quartz - 20 hours ago]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Saint Petersburg, Crown Jewel of Europe

The Bronze Horseman is a magnificent equestrian statue of Peter the Great, stands on Senate Square in Saint Petersburg. It was commissioned by Catherine the Great and created by the French sculptor Étienne Maurice Falcone in 1782.It was a warm sunny and ... [Published CD Traveller - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

The multi-faceted appeal of Russia's Moscow

Russia’s showcase city is timeless, but it’s also a hot place for the arts and leisure.Once I came to Moscow, Russia, to cover an urban ballooning expedition – in winter. But when the balloonists came face to frigid, wind-lashed face with the winter here ... [Published thestar.com.my - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Myths about Russia

By Vladimir MedinskiyRelease: 8 May 2014Russia’s rich history is full of secrets: there’s not another country in the world with so many skeletons in its closet. Vladimir Medinskiy’s new book offers the reader an opportunity to get better acquainted with ... [Published RussianMind - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Russia & Warm Water Ports

For nearly two hundred years the policy of obtaining, maintaining, and increasing a seaboard has been consistently followed. If that policy was inaugurated by Peter the Great, it was nevertheless absolutely due to the operation of irresistible natural ... [Published GlobalSecurity.org - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

St. Petersburg a vibrant city with rich past

The last time I visited St. Petersburg, in the 1990s, the Russian city was gray and depressing. But during a recent visit, I found a town that sparkles.Three hundred years ago, St. Petersburg was a dismal swampland. But that was before Czar Peter I - ... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

GUEST COLUMN: Putin won't be satisfied with Crimea

BY J. GORDON MAULEEver since the18th century, Russia has needed warm-water ports. Before then, Russia was a landlocked country. In the early 18th century, Peter the Great pushed to the Baltic Sea and built his “Window on the West,” the port of St. Petersburg. ... [Published Lehigh Valley Live - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 2 reports

Putin's Czarist Folly

Robert Service, New York TimesOxford, England — Russian school textbooks praise Peter the Great as an industrializer and cultural visionary who turned his country into a European power. Russia became feared but also respected by its neighbors, and Peter ... [Published RealClearPolitics - Homepage - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

A U.S. Ally in Putin's Line of Fire

From the pinkish presidential palace here, the Russia border lies 130 miles due east across a flat coastal Baltic plain. Toomas Hendrik Ilves took up residence in 2006, two years after his small Baltic state joined the European Union and NATO. At the ... [Published RealClearWorld - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

TRAVEL: St Petersburg burgers

This was St Petersburg, the most beautiful of Russian cities, and our burger sin was honestly a last resort.LOOK, we were tired and hungry and that's the only reason we ended up in an American-style burger joint in the first place.This was St Petersburg, ... [Published Newcastle Herald - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

How to Make Putin Feel the Sanctions

Vladimir Putin stokes Russian nationalism, dreams of empire and a sense of victimization brought on by the “humiliating” collapse of the Soviet Union. He plays on the imagination of young people who have no personal memories of these things. At the same ... [Published American Spectator - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Vladimir the Great?

| כ"ג 'אדר ב תשע"דIn 1991, as the Soviet Union was collapsing, a 15-year veteran of the KGB stationed in East Germany was offered the position of assistant to the powerful chairman of the city council of St. Petersburg, then still known as Leningrad.Since ... [Published Hamodia - Mar 26 2014]

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The multi-faceted appeal of Russia's Moscow [Published thestar.com.my - Apr 19 2014]
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Sound Off: Obama looks weak in dealings with Putin [Published Florida Times-Union - Apr 18 2014]
Myths about Russia [Published RussianMind - Apr 16 2014]
Polite people with guns [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Apr 16 2014]
How Did Putinism Come to Pass? [Published Epoch Times - Apr 15 2014]
FINNISH WOMAN SMUGGLES LOVER [Published St. Petersburg Times Russia - Apr 15 2014]
Inside Russia’s Gaffe-Prone Propaganda War [Published Vocativ - Apr 15 2014]
Arctic Resources: The fight for the coldest pla... [Published Russia Today - Apr 15 2014]
River cruises on the radar [Published Travel Weekly Australia - Apr 15 2014]
Dems should look to Jim Webb in 2016 [Published The Hill - Apr 14 2014]
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Beyond the nostalgia [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Apr 14 2014]
Obama, Europe must contain Russia [Published Mount Pleasant Morning Sun - Apr 14 2014]
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Northern Sea Route ‘no Suez canal,’ but imperil... [Published Bunker Ports News Worldwide - Apr 11 2014]
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Great game: Balochistan & Gwadar [Published Pakistan Observer - Apr 11 2014]
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George Jonas: Vladimir Putin’s 19th-century muse [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - 3 hours ago]
Russia is a natural autocracy. No reason to grab the gun under your pillow: So are most national cultures, at least historically. It’s a reason, though, for keeping a gun in the bedroom, especially in a rough neighbourhood. Western-style democracy has ...
Cold War Propaganda: Russia’s “Secret” Military... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Apr 14 2014]
The propaganda hype regarding Russia’s creation of military bases in Latin American and the Caribbean is not dying down. At the instigation of ‘cold war’ centres in the US, lies about ‘secret’ Russian naval and air force bases operating in Nicaragua, ...
Putin's Czarist Folly [Published RealClearPolitics - Homepage - Apr 07 2014]
Robert Service, New York TimesOxford, England — Russian school textbooks praise Peter the Great as an industrializer and cultural visionary who turned his country into a European power. Russia became feared but also respected by its neighbors, and Peter ...
Getting Un-stuck From Red Dawn [Published Foreign Policy BlogsForeign Policy Blogs | The ... - Apr 04 2014]
Time to stop the shadows of the Cold War from writing the Russian-American relations script  ”The Russians need to take us in one piece, and that’s why they’re here. That’s why they won’t use nukes anymore; and we won’t either, not on our own soil. ...
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