The Belarus Business Environment as Assessed by the Management of Leading Finnish Companies Operating in the Country
...,000 companies with foreign capital were registered in Belarus by the beginning of 2013. Finnish companies founded three dozen of these foreign firms. A lack of scientific reports on the perception of foreign businesspeople in the Belarusian business environment necessitated an empirical study. This article studies the attitudes of the directors of Finnish firms operating in Belarus on the Belarusian business environment. In September-October 2013, the author conducted interviews with directors of ...
Regional Geographic Information Systems of Health and Environmental Monitoring
... Environmentally induced diseases include congenital malformations, tumors, endocrine and urogenital pathologies. The main factors having an adverse impact on health are emissions of carcinogens into the atmosphere and the negative impact of transport on the environment. The authors identify and characterize environmentally vulnerable parts of the city and developed principles of creating an automated system of health monitoring and control of environmental risks. The article offers a number of measures aimed ...
The component analysis and content of the methodological materials for teaching foreign languages from the perspective of changing educational environment
A changing educational environment (CEE) is a new, little studied type of local environment. This article identifies and considers the components of CEE, which serves as the basis for a component analysis of the content of a textbook on Russian as a foreign language for teaching ...
Electronic portfolio in the system of pedagogical education as an element of the digital educational environment
Modern trends in education and educational policy are associated with a greater involvement of students in the digital learning environment through the creation and active use of electronic teaching materials. The article analyzes the place of the digital learning environment in the system of teacher training. The term "digital learning environment" is defined through ...
Sociocultural factors of cross-cultural sensitivity in university students
This article presents a theoretical analysis of the social-cultural factors contributing to the development of intercultural sensitivity of university students. The social environment of students’ training plays an important role in the development of intercultural sensitivity. Of special importance are three aspects: the size of the city or the type of the urban environment where students are study and live; the multicultural ...
EU-Russia cooperation in the Baltic Sea marine environment protection
This article offers an overview of the basic characteristics of the Baltic Sea and stresses the need for closer cooperation between states in the Baltic Sea environment protection. The author identifies the universal and regional levels of cooperation between states in marine environment protection. Special attention is paid to the activity of the European Union in the field of the Baltic Sea environment ...
Possible applications of the resources of the Mathematica programming environment to solving mathematical problems
This article describes possible applications of the resources of the Mathematica programming environment (version 22.214.171.124) in teaching mathematics as a means of the automatic control of initial data input, input data generator, and a means to improve the visibility of mathematical problem solving. The author offers examples of Mathematica codes ...
Сompetitive environment, business activity, and consumer sentiment: the regional aspect
The methodological issues of assessing regional competition, business activity, and consumer confidence are considered as part of a study of regional competitive environment. The results of an analysis of national and international practices in assessing parameters describing competition, competitive environment, business activity, and consumer sentiment are presented in the article. An approach to monitoring ...
Macroalgae Suggested for Inclusion in the New Edition of the Red List of the Kaliningrad region
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The formation of healthcare culture in students in a health preserving learning environment of a university
This paper justifies the formation of healthcare culture in students in the conditions of health protecting educational environment of a university as a pedagogical problem. The author emphasizes the connection between the cul-tural development of students’ personalities and the improvement of their health through including them into the interaction system of the educational ...
A methodology for research on international cooperation on marine environment protection: application of the Baltic Sea practices to the northern seas
This article is dedicated to the methodology for the study of international cooperation on marine environment protection. The author suggests applying the practices of marine environment protection in the Baltic Sea to the northern seas as well as examining earlier projects for the effective implementation of interdisciplinary initiatives bringing ...
The virtual learning environment of Moscow State University of Economics, Statistics and Informatics
This article considers the innovative technology of educational process organization in the virtual environment of Moscow State University of Economics, Statistics and Informatics built on the SharePoint platform. The author describes its structure, as well as the purpose and functions of its most important enclosures.
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International legal protection of marine environment from vessel-source pollution
This article analyses the basic norms of international law on the protection of marine environment from vessel-source pollution. The universal and regional levels of legal regulation of preventing marine environment pollution are identified. Special attention is paid to the status of the Baltic Sea as a “special area” and as a “particularly ...
The preadaptive abilities of birds to inhabit urban environments
Anthropogenic environment, affecting various aspects of birds’ lives, triggers adaptive reactions to changeable conditions. These reactions develop on the basis of preadaptations that create prerequisites for new adaptations. The species that have adaptive abilities ...
Microelement content in lichen hypogymnia physodes in the forests of the Kaliningrad region
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The innovative process in the Baltic Sea region
... competitiveness in the future, the Baltic Sea region (BSR) needs to preserve and improve its technological capability and innovativeness. This article focuses on innovations in the Baltic Sea region, particularly on external innovation drivers and innovation environments in the BSR and individual countries within the region. Firstly, some definitions of innovations, innovation drivers, and characteristics of a favourable innovation environment are presented. Secondly, the current condition of innovation environments ...
The features of heavy metal accumulation in forest mushrooms in the Kaliningrad region
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New data on heavy metal bioconcentration on the territory of the Baltic region
... precipitation. The authors calculated the indexes of HM concentration, which underlies the offered classification of the Baltic region countries by in the level of pollution.
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Innovative security of the region: the problem of the formation of the innovation environment of the Kaliningrad region
The article is devoted to the topical issue of providing innovation security of the Kaliningrad region, Russia’s exclave on the Baltic Sea. The author discusses the importance of creating a favourable innovation environment in the region for sustainable implementation of the innovative model of economic development. The author assesses the innovation environment in the Kaliningrad region and performs a retrospective analysis of its transformation. Special attention ...
Integrated Information Environment of Professional Training at Teacher Training Higher Education Institutions under the Conditions of Teacher Training Higher Education Transformation
The author argues that the situation in the system of higher teacher education is actually better than it is presented in the media. The integrated information environment development is expected to trigger the increase in the competitiveness of future teachers and to facilitate studying related disciplines.
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The main environmental problems of the Baltic Sea and the ways to solve them
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Environmental awareness of urban and rural residents
The article presents the results of the sociological analysis of environmental awareness of the residents of a regional centre (the case of Kaliningrad) and a settlement (the case of Nivenskoye, the Kaliningrad region). The study is relevant for the federal authorities since environmental problems have become ...
The Baltics on Their Way towards a Circular Economy
... circular economy as a way to enhance economic growth and increase profits. Governments across the world actively engage in the discussion about the benefits of a transition to a circular economy and about its impact on employment, economic growth, and the environment. This paper aims to study the major issues of circular economy, to identify its advantages, and to offer an insight into the transition stage the Baltic States are undergoing today on their way to circular economy. It is stressed that the ...
Depopulation of coastal rural Lithuania: do regional parks stabilise the situation?
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Migration of researchers in the Baltic region: a forecast and factors
... holds that the outflow of researchers will reduce over the next few years. Others concern factors affecting the number of researchers in the Russian Federation in general and its Baltic part in particular. These factors include salaries and workplace environment. Methodologically, the study draws on Russian and international sources on the migration of researchers and builds models of two types to trace connections and to produce forecasts, while calculating the emigration rate. The models of the ...
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 conference declaration, as well as the judicial practice of the International Court ...
On interaction of a qubit with a fluctuating environment
It is shown that the equations of Gurvitz and Mozyrsky for a system consisting of a qubit interacting with a fluctuating environment in certain conditions are reduced to evolution equations of the qubit. Such evolution equations for the qubit can be generalized to the form, which implies the existence of entangled states of the combined system. Among these entangled states ...
Comparability of activity in digital and real environments
The article considers the peculiarities of research and education activity in professional digital environments.
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The methodical training of biology students: a systemic-environmental approach
This article offers the authors’ perspective on the development of targeted, organizational, and result-oriented components of the system of methodological training of biology students in the conditions of ecological and educational environment of the region. The author shows that the creation of a developing environment on the basis of the orientation nature of goals and network organizational structure of methodological training can contribute to the transparency of results of ...
The methodological features of managing the value of companies introducing "green" innovations
... the most important factors of economic development, there is a need to review some provisions of innovation methodology so that new fundamental values are taken into account more fully. Most recent business models are based on the depletion of natural environment, whose potential has been almost exhausted. It is necessary to introduce new ideas that are of use for society and create values for companies. One way of achieving this goal is “green” (environmental) innovations. The next decade is expected ...
The bological effects of thermal impact on plants
The biological parameters of environment, such as the period of phenological phenomena, tree-rings, and physiological reactions in plants react to external and internal changes in the conditions of growth that can be used as indicators of the environment, its condition and changes....
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... historiography made it possible to identify the main stages of the development of the Kaliningrad railway network in terms of its territorial scope and to describe causes of the observed changes. Historically, changes in the political, economic, and military environment were key factors behind the development of the Kaliningrad railway network. Nature was less important. The existing Kaliningrad railway network is to a great degree the legacy of the earlier, pre-war times. Today, its primary function is to ...
Climate Change Impact on the Curonain Lagoon Eutrophication Level
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The impact of changes in dissolved organic carbon concentration in a solution on the sorption of platinum compounds
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Identification of palladium and rhodium mobility in atmospheric precipitation
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An assessment of relations of an individual in the immediate social environment on the basis of social network analysis
... on the degree and type of the individual’s involvement into the system of relations and identifies the psychological significance of the actor’s centrality within a social network as a degree of the individual’s involvement into the immediate environments and the institutional system of relations.
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Educational process planning in an information society
... information society. The factors influencing the educational process in an information society are identified in the article. The model of educational process of personalizing students’ education is offered. The efficiency of the personalized e-learning environment educational technology applied by the author is assessed.
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The modelling of professional activity of a specialist in physical culture and sports in a training computer environment
... the content of further training on the basis of the analysis results. The educational features of this system are revealed with the help of special tools of software shell interface and the algorithm of knowledge acquisition. The result is a computer environment for sports and pedagogical training with a simulator function.
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Implementation persistent scatterers interferometry in MATLAB environment on a high performance computer cluster
The features of the method implementation Persistent Scatterers Interferometry in MATLAB environment on a high performance computer cluster are considered. The process and results of interferometric processing of multi-time measurements made by radar ALOS/PALSAR in 2007—2011 is described. For processing software package developed used high-precision ...
Pollination as an ecosystem service in agricultural nature management
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Sufficient conditions of a correctness of statement of regional tasks for one class of the evolutionary equations
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Typology of small towns in the western borderland regions of Russia
... that only 10 % of small cities in the Western borderlands can be classified as relatively prosperous, in which over the past 10 years the population has grown (or decreased, but the rate of decline was below the average regional values), and urban environment in the cities has enabled to classify them as favorable.
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Market forms of industrial production organisation as “growth poles” of the economy
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Socio-psychological factors provoking aggression in adolescents
... Aggression in Adolescents, which was designed by E. K. Ageenkova, M. V. Tarasova and P. M. Larionov. The study analysed gender aspects of aggression and the focus of aggression among adolescents in connection with frustrating factors that occur in school environment, family, in their relations with peers, their social environment, as well as adolescents’ perception of themselves. It was found that the highest aggression among adolescents is caused by psychological pressure exerted on them, violation ...
The typology of the medical and environmental situation in the municipalities of the Kaliningrad region
... environmentally induced disease rate in population serves as the basis for the authors’ typology of administrative districts of the Kaliningrad region according to medical and environmental factors. The authors identify the dependence between the quality of environment, healthcare infrastructure and the health condition of population.
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Economic security of a border region: quantitative and qualitative measurements (the case of the Rostov region)
... Rostov region is relatively stable economically and has enough potential for progressive development. However, over the past 4 years, some negative trends have been observed. They were mainly caused by the deterioration of the regional business environment. A comparative analysis of the regional and all-Russia economic indicators, as well as the average indicators of Russia's western border regions and the Krasnodar Krai, reveals a growing competition between regions in the economically prosperous ...