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John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 403 words.

Rus′, Soviet Russia

The Russian Federation (Rossiyskaya Federatsiya) since December 1993. Rossiyskaya indicates that the Russian Federation is not

Russia

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 403 words.

The Russian Federation (Rossiyskaya Federatsiya) since December 1993. Rossiyskaya indicates that the Russian Federation is not a nation state

Russia

T. Michael Ryan.

in The Oxford Companion to Medicine

January 2001; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 3248 words.

The name Russia is used throughout this entry to denote what was formerly the Russian Soviet Socialist Republic, largest of

Russia

Frank Kaempfer and Susan M. Sisler.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Reformation

January 1996; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 1141 words.

During the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries “Russia” was synonymous with “Moscovia,” or “Muscovy.” Although the term Czardom of All Russia

Russia

Peter Stalker.

in A Guide to Countries of the World

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Geography. 1369 words.

Russia's president is determined to modernize this vast country but is also crushing its democracy

Russia, which is officially the

Russia

in Oxford Reader's Companion to Trollope

January 1999; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century). 318 words.

To a 19th-century Englishman Russia was a land of mystery and danger. Ruled by an autocratic tsar, the ‘Russian Bear’

Russia

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online September 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 413 words.

The Russian Federation (Rossiyskaya Federatsiya) since December 1993. Rossiyskaya indicates that the Russian Federation is not a nation state (otherwise it would have been ...

Russian

in The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 170 words.

of, pertaining to, or characteristic of Russia.

Russian doll each of a set of brightly painted hollow wooden dolls of varying sizes, designed to fit inside each other....

Russia

in The Oxford Companion To Archaeology

January 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology. 5137 words.

Pre-Revolutionary Russia The Soviet and Post-Soviet Eras

Russia

Céline Marangé.

in Comparative Grand Strategy

May 2019; p ublished online July 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Politics; Political Theory. 9889 words.

This chapter argues that Russia’s current leadership has consistently promoted a grand strategy that is fundamentally defensive in nature and offensive in practice. It has prioritized...

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Russian

Overview page. Subjects: Linguistics.

Russian is spoken as a first language by an estimated 167 million people and as a second language by a further 110 million. The vast majority live in Russia and ...

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Russia

Jan Palmowski.

in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 824 words.

Extending significantly into Europe and Asia, Russia has been characterized by the political, economic and cultural ambivalence arising from its

Russia

Neil Robinson.

in Encyclopedia of Human Rights

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration. 5277 words.

Human rights in Russia at the time the Soviet Union collapsed at the end of 1991 were improving. There had

Russian

Roland Sussex.

in International Encyclopedia of Linguistics

January 2003; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Linguistics. 4216 words.

Russian is spoken as a first language by an estimated 167 million people and as a second language by a

Russia

Edited by Ned Sherrin and Alistair Beaton.

in Oxford Dictionary of Humorous Quotations

January 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 229 words.

I gather it has now been decided not to embrace the Russian bear, but to hold out a hand and

Russia

in Oxford Reader’s Companion To Conrad

January 2000; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century). 795 words.

In the light of the sufferings of both his family and his nation at the hands of Russian overlords, it

Russian

in Savoring Gotham: A Food Lover’s Companion to New York City

January 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 1068 words.

There are at least three stories to tell about Russian food in New York City. All are grounded in the

Russians

G. A. Wilkes.

in Stunned Mullets & Two-pot Screamers: A Dictionary of Australian Colloquialisms

January 2008; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 76 words.

Wild cattle [? from rush] 1845 D. Mackenzie The Emigrant’s Guide 118: These wild Russians, as they are here

Russia

Valeria I. Uralskaya, Maria I. Zhornitskaya, Valeria I. Uralskaya, Victor V. Vanslov, Elizabeth Souritz, Elizabeth Souritz, Natalia Shereemetyevskaya, Natalia Chernova, Valeria Uralskaya, Galina V. Inozemtseva, Nadezhda Vikhreva, Yelena Yerofeyeva, Elizabeth Souritz, Nikolai I. Elyash, Valeria I. Uralskaya and Elizabeth Souritz.

in The International Encyclopedia of Dance

January 1998; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dance. 28293 words.

[To survey the dance traditions of Russia, this entry comprises nine articles: Traditional Dance Siberian Dance Traditions Theatrical Dance

Russia

in The Oxford Companion to International Relations

January 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: International Relations. 2659 words.

On 4 December 1991, when the leaders of Russia, Belarus, and Ukraine signed the Belovezh Accords declaring the dissolution