The Baltic Finnish Peoples Divided by State and Administrative Borders: Territorial Development of the Karelians, Vepsians, and Setos
... Federation is not only an important component of its historical heritage but also a significant resource for development. However, a number of ethnic groups are on the brink of extinction. The aim of this study is to investigate the impact of changes in state and administrative borders on the territorial and demographic development of small ethnic groups. The article analyses the case of three Baltic Finnish peoples living in the Russian North-West and divided by borders of different levels: Karelians (Finland, the Republic of Karelia, and the Leningrad and Tver regions), Vepsians (the Republic of Karelia and the Leningrad and Vologda regions), and Setos (Estonia and the Pskov region). The analysis ...
The transformation of the Baltic countries’ political elites: general and specific features
... societies. These rifts limit competition between power groups and reduce the ability of political systems to renew themselves. Having reached the ‘back to the West’ goal, Baltic elites replaced it with the idea of ‘Russian threat’. Bridging internal divides, which may weaken the power of the elites, was postponed as a result.
Smirnov V. A.
elites, power groups, Baltic States, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, transformation, Russia
The concepts of enclave and exclave and their use in the political and geographical characteristic of the Kaliningrad region
... Russian Region within the European Union, Karlkrona, Sweden, The Baltic Institute and the Åland Islands Peace Institute.
enclave, exclave, enclavity, exclavity, enclave territories, political geography, parent and surrounding states, dividing state, state border, transit
Kant and Solovyov: Convergences and Divergences. Report of the International Conference (Kaliningrad, 15-16 November 2018)
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The Russian language, dialogue of cultures, and F. M. Dostoyevsky
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The Christian right movement in the USA in the 1990s
... the mid-1990s. The author pays special attention to the question of the interaction between the Christian Right movement and the Republican Party.
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Evolution of International Research Cooperation models in the Contemporary Foreign Policy Environment
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Saint-Petersburg in the Baltic Sea region
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Human Development Index as a Tool to Assess Social Development in the Baltic States
... development index. Having distinct advantages and disadvantages, this index remains to be the most popular and influential tool for assessing a country’s social development. A statistical analysis carried out with the use of HDI values makes it possible to divide the Baltic States into three groups according to their current development level and advancement trajectories. The greatest gap in progress was observed in 2000. Later, it narrowed as the social advancement of the third group — Lithuania, Latvia, and Russia — ...
Household management as seen by the federal military personnel during the American Civil War
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Assessment of the efficiency of Russian response to the implementation of US missile defence deployment concept in Europe
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Territorial differences in the attitudes to the migration crisis in Germany: The political aspect
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The development of cooperation between the European Union and Russia on migration issues: from „the „common spaces” to the actual implementation
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Monotowns: A Quantitative Analysis
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Security in the Baltic region as a Projection of Global Confrontation between Russia and the USA
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On combining translator training with foreign language teaching
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Local border traffic and the development of retail trade in the Kaliningrad region and Polish borderlands
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A ‘divided history’: the politics of memory on the territory of the former East Prussia in the light of current discussions
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The Place of Hermann Cohen’s Ideas in the Philosophy of Dialogue
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