Lexical means to express an author’s opinion in popular science groups on the VKontakte social network
Based on the materials of ten most-visited popular science groups on the VKontakte social network, this article considers key lexical means to express an author’s opinion. A typology of such means is introduced in the context of analysis. It is concluded that the lexical means used to express an author’s opinion influence the process of deformation and mutual integration of the functional styles of the Russian ...
Subjective and modal evaluation in the newspaper and media discourse
On the basis of an analytical article from the “Rossiyskaya gazeta” newspaper, the author considers the subjective-modal evaluations
that form the author’s opinion in the text, identifies the means of expression of such evaluations, and establishes their functionalsemantic
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Lithuania in Context of Eurointegration Processes: from Luxembourg to Helsinki
The peculiarities of the EU enlargement policy are investigated in this article. The author attempts to analyze the reasons for the division of the Baltic States into two negotiation groups as well as the developed mechanism of the acceleration of the preparation for the EU accession.
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Territorial differences in the attitudes to the migration crisis in Germany: The political aspect
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Social conflicts as seen by residents of Saint Petersburg: An empirical study
This article describes the attitudes of Saint Petersburg residents to social conflicts. The author analyses their assessments of danger associated with social tension in the Russian society. This tension becomes particularly ... .... 78—89.
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The rhetoric and logic of the representations of the Russian-Turkish War of 1877–1878 in Russian public discourse
... mobilisation rhetoric. However, the disappointment, which quickly followed, and the devaluation of the events of those years by public opinion suggest that, although sanctioned by the authorities, the language of mobilisation was not effectively controlled by them. In this article, I analyse the structure of ... ... problems was a factor of the qualitative changes in the official rhetoric of the regime that took place in the 1880s.
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The image of modern Russian innovations in the Danish mass media
... experience of Denmark — one of the "innovation leaders" of the EU. The author analyses a number of publications on Russia in the Danish mass media. The positive... ... russiske bjørn, DI — Organisation for
erhvervslivet, available at: http://di.dk/Opinion/International%20handel/Pages/
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The labour market of Russia’s Kaliningrad exclave amid Covid-19
... Russian labour market. This article examines the consequences of Covid-19 for Russia’s Kaliningrad exclave and how its territorially isolated and lockdown-affected small... ... may aggravate the situation. Although effective, the measures taken by the regional authorities seem insufficient for an isolated regional labour market.
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Social Attitude to Drug-Addiction in the Belgorod Region
... from the points of view of three groups: residents, specialists in drug addiction prevention and experts on this problem. The authors define stereotypes and illusions about drug addiction and its prevention. The article provides practical recommendations ... ... безопасности Белгородской области. Белгород, 2007.
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Social representations of healthy eating: an empirical study
This article considers the issue of healthy eating as a component of healthy lifestyle from the perspective of social psychology. The author reports the results of a pilot study into the social representations of “healthy eating” among university students. The article analyses structural units of a social representation of “healthy and unhealthy food”, the opinions of young people about their own diet, motives behind choosing certain products, and the sources of information about them being good/bad for health.
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Ultrasound elastometry of the spleen (review)
... authors of publications rely on their own research methods and get different results. The authors provide a systematization of the research methodology, the values of stiffness... ... affecting the results of stiffness measurement in healthy volunteers (the patient's position, food intake, respiratory phase, number of measurements) were identified... ... varicose veins Grade III and portal vein obstruction. A discussion to develop a consent opinion on the research methodology and normative values of spleen stiffness will certainly...
The Russian and American approaches to studying the phenomenon of “investigative mindset”
This article examines the origin of the term ‘investigative mindset’ and different opinions on the term’s meaning. In particular, the article focuses on the scientific approaches to the investigative mindset in Russia and the United States of America. The authors analyse the prospects for the development of an investigative mindset theory.
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Entrepreneur’s trust in banks in terms of behavioural economics
... article considers the issues of trust in banks in terms of the rationality of clients’ behavior and behavioural economy. The author’s empirical study of 370 owners of small and microfirms located in the Warmian-Masurian voivodeship suggests that approximately ... ... dominated by Polish capital) and 10.1 % prefer banks with foreign capital. The rest of the respondents (20.9 %) have no particular opinion on the subject.
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GMOs in agriculture: legal regulation and discussion
... admissibility/inadmissibility of GMOs in agriculture. The authors show that there is still no unanimous opinion of the effects produced by GMOs. Given the uncertainty, the ban on the use of... ... to the weakening of the role of legislation as a regulator of public relations. The authors suggest legal solutions to this problem striking a reasonable balance between... .... P. 6.
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Ideology of English monolingualism as the basis of the US language policy
... author analyses the arguments used by supporters and opponents of this ideology. The author also describes the history of monolingualism, as well as its function and sources... ... национальной идентично-
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«Which Side are You on, Boy?» Roman Jakobson in the Interwar Pragu
The author describes the private life of Roman Jakobson between 1920 and 1939 when he lived ... ... political intrigues. Using archival documents, the author illustrates Roman Jakobson’s complex and often contradictory relations with the trio of political institutions... ... invited to assess Jakobson’s loyalties: whether to concur with Georgii Chicherin’s opinion that Jakobson is perhaps “an unreliable but absolutely indispensable” because...
Speech behaviour of Internet users in conflict communication
... to define the roles and attitudes of participants in the conflict interaction. The authors employed methods of discourse analysis and corpus tools of data collection and... ... confrontational threads: reliability of the information presented, lack of the user's intention to check facts, and the violation of spelling and punctuation rules. Confrontations... ... G., 1983. Principles of Pragmatics. New York.
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The Christian right movement in the USA in the 1990s
... identifies the problems facing the Christian Right movement in its attempt to devise political tactics in the mid-1990s. The author pays special attention to the question of the interaction between the Christian Right movement and the Republican Party.... .... 2000. Vol. 39,№ 3.
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Kategorische Rechtsprinzipien in Zeiten der Postmoderne. Interview mit Prof. Dr Otfried Höffe
... Neo-Kantian philosophers of law as R. Stammler and G. Radbruch. He also mentions J. Rawls and J. Habermas — self-confessed adherents of the Kantian tradition in moral philosophy. Prof. Dr. Höffe expounds his views on the problems discussed by these authors. He dismisses G. W. F. Hegel’s criticism of Kant and denies the dependence of the fundamental principles of justice on the Zeitgeist and the opinions of the masses. The interviewee calls freedom the supreme human value, advocates the idea of a democratic constitutional state (he considers the principles of a social state as a mission of the state rather than a subjective right of citizens),...
On endogenous and exogenous factors of Russian modernization
This paper considers the dynamics of different scientific opinions on the correlation between endogenous and exogenous factors in the choice of national modernization model. The authors formulate the question about the urgency of searching for the optimum in the choice between general and unique features for the construction of a more efficient modernization model.
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Playing with spectres
This article analyses the science of spectres addressed in J. Derrida’s book Spectres of Marx. The methodological approach employed is Julia Kristeva’s ... ... against the reality, which can turn the latter in a ‘simulated hyperreality’. The author stresses Kant’s moral rigour in the context of game theory, which is interpreted... ... Hoffmann, E. T. A. 1967, Zhytejskije vozrenija kota Murra. Povesti i raskazy [The Life and Opinions of the Tomcat Murr. Tales and Stories]. Moskwa.
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Digital storytelling and micro-narratives — new forms of representation of personal experience and collective creativity
... writing a story with other participants in the digital world. The interaction between the author and the audience is transformed under the influence of the hypertext system... ... narratives. The narratives, which translate personalized evaluative and often pseudo-expert opinions into the public space, are becoming increasingly emotional to the detriment... ... [Bulletin of the Buryat State University], 14 (2), pp. 111—114 (in Russ.).
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Lithuania's Lonely Leadership 2.0.
... adjacent countries (Poland, mostly) are improving, Lithuanian leadership, argues the author, is still very much a subcontract one: it follows the model of “export democracy”... ....ee/en/article/has-lithuanianforeign-policy-become-personalised/ (accessed 01.03.2015).
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Social and cultural determinants in the perception of environmental risks: Douglas grid group analysis
... environmental risks, for instance, word of mouth and appeals to government institutions (villagers) and street protests (city residents). There are also differences in the choice of effective methods of risk communication, depending on the respondent’s cultural type. Hierarchs prefer communication in social networks; egalitarians tend to organize petitions and appeal to the authorities; the fatalists do not express their own opinion; individuals strive for greater control over the situation and therefore prefer all possible forms of interaction.
1. Власти региона рассчитывают на 2 млрд рублей ежегодно от калийного ...
The foundations of I. Kant’s and V. Solovyov’s moral philosophies
... construction of ethical systems of Kant and Solovjev are comparatively tested in this article. Noting the obvious strenghts of Kant’s ethics, Solovjev finds, that because of its absolute formalism it doesn’t have the complete implementation in the objective world. Solovjev also sees as unsuccessful Kant’s attempt at overcoming subjectivism in the moral sphere. In Solovjev’s opinion, Kant’s postulates of practical reason don’t overcome subjectivism, but bring to the foundation of Kant’s ethic the double meaning and uncertainty. The author notes, that for all his respect to Kant’s ethic, Russian philosopher constructs ethic on his own principles. In the foundation ...
Problems and Prospects of Cross-Border Cooperation in Tourism between Russia and Europe
... development of cross-border cooperation in tourism between Russia and European countries. The authors focus on the scientific and theoretical aspects of cross-border cooperation... ... Enterpreneurship & Regional Development, Vol. 24, no. 3—4, April, p. 187—197.
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Schliesslich will man ja Kunst schaffen. Daniel Kehlmanns humoristische Poetik («Finally, there is a need to create art»: Daniel Kehlmann’s humoristic poetics)
Daniel Kehlmann’s oeuvre is often interpreted as ‘ironic’ and thus put on a par with works following ... ... focuses on the ‘magic realism’ characteristic of the 20th century South American authors (for instance, Gabriel García Márquez).
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Participation of foreign volunteers in the Greek Revolution of 1821—1830
... Philhellenic committees, which raised money for the Greeks and sent volunteers to Greece. The author concludes that the participation of foreign volunteers in hostilities had limited... ... contribution to the propaganda of the Greek cause was highly significant and encouraged public opinion and the governments of European countries to intercede for the Greeks. In turn... ... assistance from European powers played the major success role for the revolution and Greece's independence.
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The discourse of “European identity” in the conditions of the EU crisis
... old ones are, to a great degree, an extension of earlier political discourses.
The author forecasts that the change in discourses around European identity will lead to... .... Crisis may cement pan-European identity. URL: http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/opinion/article2788270.ece (дата обращения: 16.03.2012).
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The role of transit in the economy of Latvia
... effective transport corridor (bridge) in both the west-east and north-south directions. The article presents the results of an opinion poll conducted at Latvian transit enterprises regarding their future development and offers an overview of the main seaports and the Rīga international airport. The author examines the issue of Russia’s accession to the World Trade Organization and its impact on the Latvian transit, the prolongation of EU sanctions against Belarus,...
Territorial differences in the innovative development of Sweden, Finland, and the North-western federal district of the Russian Federation
... component of the economies of Sweden, Finland, and the Noreth-western federal district (NWFD) of the Russian Federation. The authors present the results of a comparative analysis of research and technological potential of the regions and their administrativeterritorial ... ... http://www.gks.ru/wps/wcm/connect/rosstat/rosstatsite/main/ (accessed 01 May 2012).
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The principles of economic protection of the marine environment of the Baltic Sea
This article identifies the principles behind the international protection of the marine environment of the Baltic Sea. The author analyses their content and legal force on the basis of the provisions of the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea, international ... ....php/libcat/docs/COU/Full/En/COU-143747E.pdf. (дата обращения: 24.09.2013).
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Nuclear power in the Baltic Sea region: the history of emergence and the political and economic features of its development
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The role of International trade in improving the competitiveness of Saint Petersburg
... To this end, the authors study the theoretical aspects of regional competitiveness as such, analyse the ten years’ data on the city’s international trade, and explore the significance of image, reputation, and information support for the region’s international trade provided by business information centres abroad. The authors employ the methods of expert opinion and statistical analysis as well as the authors’ own data to consider the problems of international trade development in Saint Petersburg and the ways to improve the city’s competitiveness. The authors estimate the international trade performance ...
Hemozoin accumulation associated with Opisthorchis felineus infection and the analysis of its role in changing the bile ducts microbiota
... the presence of hemozoin in the bile ducts of the host have not been studied yet. The authors compare the concentration of hemozoin in various organs of animals and study... ... mature forms of O. felineus are Sphingomonas, Prevotella, Methylobacterium.
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The Development of Russian Social Geography: Challenges, Trends, Priorities
... environment, respectively) not only keep their value but acquire new meanings. The author concludes about the importance and the strategies of further integration within... ... planning, Russian positioning in both global and local (Eurasian) contexts.
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The prospects of nuclear power development in the eastern part of the Baltic Sea region as a factor of the formation of international relations system in the region
... indicative of the effectiveness of political and economic cooperation in the region. The author believes that Russia and the three Baltic States of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania... ... developed specialization of Russia makes nuclear power an important factor in Russia’s economic diplomacy. The promotion of Russian energy projects in the region contributes... ... [Baltic course], no. 42,30.10.2007, available at: http://www. baltic-course. com/rus/opinion/?doc=5367730.10.2007 (accessed 12 March 2013).
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The Kaliningrad region: the characteristics of the 2008—2009 economic crisis and possible ways of overcoming it
... the causes of the economic decline in the Kaliningrad region in 2008—2009, which was sharper than the Russian average. The author suggests a number of measures aimed to mitigate the consequences of the crisis, expedite its termination, facilitate the ... ... отношении «Автотора» превратить в позитив //
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Latvia in the System of European Territorial Security: a View from the Inside and Outside
... external factors, and those that focus on internal regional factors. In this article, the authors rely on a variety of methods, including those that are characteristic of classical... ... European security is rather limited, which indicates either a lack of the country’s integration into the system or a crisis of the system itself. An important result... ... University Press, p. 300—311.
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Response of the Lithuanian municipalities to the First Wave of COVID-19
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Knowing humanity without knowing the human being: The structure of polemic in Kant’s political argumentation
Kant’s treatises on political problems form a loosely structured text corpus. However, due ... ... phrases that used to excite the very first readers. Kant’s opponents are both concrete authors — either living or dead contemporaries (Garve, Mendesohn, Frederick the Great)... ... so frightening in the population. The philosopher, although agreeing with the grim opinion of human nature, tries to dissuade politicians and instil moderate optimism...
The later works of Boris Porshnev in foreign historiography
The author analyses the reception of works and academic ideas of a renowned Soviet historian ... ... academic ideas of Porshnev, and provides the reader with general assessment of Porshnev’s late works in the humanities.
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How transcendental are Kant’s principles of public law?
... strict positioning is also a complicated problem raising new questions as to their acceptable and preferable application. The principles are explicated in the treatise on perpetual peace. However, this article demonstrates that, despite the dominant opinion, further comments and examples can be found in Kant’s later writings. Finally, the author considers a moderate interpretation that makes it possible to harmonise the publicity principles as (meta) principles of lawmaking and law enforcement with the core of Kant’s system of law and morals. This resolves the issue of direct efficiency ...