Workers’ settlements in the Kaliningrad region and their subsequent renaming in 1946—1947
... documents from the State Archive of the Russian Federation, the Russian State Archives of Socio- Political History, and the State Archive of the Kaliningrad Region to trace the Russianisation of German toponyms. The decision to establish workers’ settlements in the Kaliningrad region was discussed in September 1946 — July 1947. Local authorities sought to create more settlements of the kind. However, the RSFSR leadership insisted on the establishment of one resort settlement and four workers’ ...
Changes in the cultural landscape of the Kaliningrad region’s periphery in the 19th/20th centuries
... Owing to its history, the Kaliningrad region boasts a unique combination of cultural landscape elements. Thus, the genesis and development conditions of the region’s cultural landscape are important aspects for the identification of its components — settlement pattern, settlement hierarchy, land use type, transport system, economic ties, etc. It is well known that the key role in the formation of a cultural landscape is played by the level of socioeconomic relations, which affects the landscape type ...
Seasonal Larva Number Dynamics and Settlement of Juvenile Zebra Mussel (Dreissena polymorpha Pallas) in the Prybrezhny Quarry (the Kaliningrad region)
... end of August. The peaks of abundance were registered in the middle of July and in the beginning of August. The larvae accounted for 33% of the total zooplankton abundance. The size of larvae varied from 100 to 375 μm. The beginning of the juvenile settlement was observed in July. Colony mud accumulation is considered having a negative effect on successful settlement and survival of juveniles.
Озера // Калининградская область: очерки ...
The coastalisation of population in today’s Russia: A sociogeographical explication
... considered as a prolonged, universal, although not a ubiquitous — socio-geographical process. This process is a result of the evolving spatial architecture of countries and regions, a lack of balance between the potential of leading cities, economic and settlement projections of global geoecological, geo-economic, and geopolitical processes, the scale and effect of transnational and transboundary contracts, and the changing images of coastal areas. This article analyses the trend towards the ‘drift’ ...
The role of small and semi-medium-sized towns in solving the problems of regional development
The article focuses on the problems related to the disparities in the settlement system of the Kaliningrad region, the problems of small and semi-mediumsized towns, and the role of such towns in solving the regional development problems of the Kaliningrad region. The author analyses the Lithuanian experience of revitalizing ...
The Tourist and Recreation Potential of Historical Cities in North-West Russia
... development and the persisting problem of the national economy’s spatial organisation amidst the absence of a clear-cut regional policy. The authors stress the discrepancy between the distribution of economic activities and the established system of settlement. This is particularly true for many historical cities, whose economic resources have been curtailed. This study provides a rationale for a more efficient use of the tourist and recreational potential to boost the socio-economic development ...
Spatial and dynamic approach in the study of rural settlement in the Pskov region from 1862 to 1926
The article applies the spatial-dynamic approach to carry out an analysis of the rural settlement in the Pskov region in the provincial time. The study covers the period from the middle of the XIX century up to 1926. The first general census of the Russian Empire (1897) has been chosen as an interim date for the analysis of dynamic processes....
Geodemography of the Saint Petersburg Suburbs
... over 1.6 million people. To this end, we employ statistical, historical, and empirical research methods and carry out a comparative analysis. Geodemographic studies should take into account not only demographic data but also the characteristics of the settlement system. Such studies are particularly important for suburbs. Russian social geography pays little attention to suburban studies, although such territories have become an independent object of research in international geographical science. ...
The Evolution of Settlement Areas of Ingrian Finns in Northwest Russia in the Second Half of the 20th Century
... the Soviet Union and in the Russian Federation, as well as on the contemporary data of the Estonian Department of Statistics, the author of this article studies the spatial aspects of the dynamics of the ethnic area of Ingrian Finns within their main settlement area. This is done through utilizing ethnicity-related statistical data of the district at the lowest level of administrative division. The author emphasises a significant increase in the rates of degradation of the Ingiran settlement area ...
The effect of railway network evolution on the Kaliningrad region’s landscape environment
This article addresses methodology of modern landscape studies from the perspective of natural and man-made components of a territory. Railway infrastructure is not only an important system-building element of economic and settlement patterns; it also affects cultural landscapes. The study of cartographic materials and 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 ...
The influence of the sea on the economic development and settlement structure in the Baltic Sea region
Earliest studies into the influence of the sea on the economy and settlement structure date back to the mid-19th century. They became common in the 20th century. Researchers have come to a general understanding that a coastal position has a beneficial effect on the development of regions. Such areas have a denser population ...
Approaches to the Definition of the Baltic Sea Region
... dikhotomiya v mezhdunarodnom i regional'nom razvitii [Continental-oceanic dichotomy in international and regional development], Novosibirsk, 369 p. (In Russ.)
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The strongholds of Russian coastal borderlands: economic dynamics amid geopolitical turbulence
In the 21st century, the World Ocean is becoming a key factor in global socio-economic dynamics and a geoeconomic and geopolitical priority of many countries. The Russian Federation, whose economy, infrastructure, and settlement system have been gravitating towards the sea since the late 1990s, is no exception. This article aims to identify and provide a conceptual framework for the phenomenon of Russia’s coastal borderlands and their constituent ‘strongholds’....
Russia’s Coastal Zone as a Social and Geographic Phenomenon: Conceptualisation and Delimitation
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On the Western border of the Zedmar culture
This article presents the Neolithic materials from the settlements on the northeastern coast of the Vistula Lagoon. The settlements were populated by tribes of the Primorskaya Corded Ware Culture. It does not exclude that their predecessors could have lived on the territory in the early and middle Neolithic....
Semi-Medium-Sized cities of North-West Russia as drivers for regional development
... Russian Federation; the socio-economic areas formed by the semi-medium-sized cities are clearly represented. As an example, five semi-medium-sized cities of the Kaliningrad region are considered, the role of each city in regional development and regional settlement system is revealed. The author analyses participation of the Kaliningrad semi-mediumsized cities in projects of cross-border cooperation; shows trends of territorial interaction between the semi-medium-sized cities of the region with municipalities ...
Russian Population Ethnic Structure: Trends and Transformations
... Russian and national regions. Based on the 2010 census data, the article analyses the differences in polyethnicity between the rural and urban population, which are accounted for by the historical background, particularities of regional development, settlement features, and migration processes of the past two decades.
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2. Bogojavlensky, D. 2013, Perepis' 2010: jetnicheskij srez [2010 Census: ...
The Origin of the Primorskaya Culture (an analysis of the Pribrezhnoe and Ushakovo-3 dig sites)
Archeological research, which started back in 1990s, made it possible to single out a separate group of settlements on the Vistula Lagoon shore — Waldburg-type monuments. Taking into consideration the distinctive cultural features of the complex, and its early dating, we can safely assume the existence of a protophase in the course of Primorskaya Culture ...
Opportunities for studying cultural landscapes in the Kaliningrad region
This article focuses on opportunities for studying cultural landscapes in the Kaliningrad region and offers methodology for it. The author outlines types of the information required: genetic types of natural landscapes, spatial settlement and land use features, and the network components of the landscapes environment.
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Measuring social well-being in the rural areas of the Kaliningrad region
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The condition of cultural heritage sites in the Kaliningrad region
This article analyses the condition of settlements, manors (Landschlösser), castles, churches of East Prussia on the territory of today’s Kaliningrad region. It is shown that almost all historical sites of this type are either ruined or close to this condition. The author stresses the need ...
Human Resources of Post-war Lithuania and Their Role in the Rebuilding of Klaipeda
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The Baltics and Russian North-West: the Core and the Periphery in the 2000s
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On the work of A. N. Grandilevsky The birthplace of Mikhail Lomonosov from the perspective of linguistic cultural studies
This article is dedicated to a little-known work of a Kholmogory priest, A.N. Grandilevsky on Kurostrov settlements of the Kholmogory district of the Arkhangelsk region – the birthplace of M.V. Lomonosov. The book created in the early 20th century is defined as corresponding to the modern principles of linguistic-cultural locus description.
1. Грандилевский ...
Conflict issues in harmonising the legal regulation of administrative divorce procedure
This article discusses a number of matrimonial legal issues relating to dissolution of marriage at a registry office. Possible ways of legal settlement are proposed and incompatibilities in the legal regulation identified.
1. Об актах гражданского состояния [Электронный ресурс] : федер. закон Рос. Федерации от 15 ноября ...
German place names in the Kaliningrad region: the commemorative aspect
The author performs a comparative analysis of contemporary and previous names of settlements in the Kaliningrad region. The place names often reflect highly important historical events or are the names of outstanding people. Old German place names were changed in the 1940s of the 20th century. The author highlights the semantics of ...
The results of geochemical study of occupation earth of the Ryadino 5 archaeological site
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Druzhinina O. A.
geochemical analysis, occupation earth, factor analysis, Stone Age settlement.
Theoretical and methodological problems of tax-related budget set-tlement in the Russian Federation
One of the problems of tax policy of the Russian Federation is the relation between the tax system and tax-related budget settlement. There are several traditional sources of tax reimbursement: revenue, expenses, financial result (pre-tax profit, taxable profit, retained earnings). Under these conditions, it is hardly possible to estimate unambiguously the tax burden on ...
The Chinese Diaspora in the EU Countries
... of a Chinese diaspora in European countries. We analyse the timeline and the scope of Chinese immigration, qualitative changes in the composition of immigrants, factors affecting the choice of the country of entry, and the quantitative parameters and settlement patterns of today’s Chinese diaspora in the region. We suggest grouping the EU Countries by the number and ‘age’ of their Chinese diasporas. We consider ethnic ‘diffusion’ as part of the ‘European project’ within Beijing’s global ...
The urban palimpsest: the urban development practices in the Kaliningrad region (1945—1990)
This article examines the adaptation of historically developed East Prussian settlement system to the new objectives and functions during the formation of the Kaliningrad region. The author offers an overview of the basic urban development trends in the course of the region’s formation in the ages of Stalin (partial restoration ...
Military commandant's offices of the 3rd Belorussian front in East Prussia (October 1944 —May 1945)
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front, grouping, instruction, commandant’s office, East Prussia, operation,
authorities, management, states, settlements.
Innovative development of Russian coastal regions: north–south divergence
Coastal regions are territorial social systems whose socio-economic and innovative development is strongly influenced by the factor of coastalisation. The effect of movement to the sea determines the dynamics of settlement systems as well as their economic and infrastructure development. This holds for transport, logistics, information and communications, industrial, and other infrastructure. Coastal regions are so diverse that it is impossible to construct a ...
Regional models of self-government in the non-German right cities of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania in the 16th — 17th centuries
The author considers the problem of regional self-government model functioning in the cities where the German right had not been introduced. The article analyses the systems of self-government in Vitebsk, Pinsk, Mogilev, Orsha and other settlements. The author introduced the notion of selfgovernment regulations, examines the functions of main government institutions in a number of cities, and identifies the features of their self-government models.
Social competence as an indicator of training quality in rural schoolchildren
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rural schoolchildren training quality, rural settlement, rural family,
rural school, reflexive pragmatism, social competence, socialization.
The problem of research on the material culture vocabulary in the dialects of the Volgograd region
... scientific literature and overviews the dialects of the Volgograd region. The author addresses the principles and methods of analysing the folk-craft vocabulary of different secondary dialects on the basis of data obtained from filed studies in the settlements of the region.
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The renaming of district centres in the Kaliningrad region in 1946
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Königsberg region, Kaliningrad region, settlements, towns, district centres, toponymy, renaming
An environmental analysis of the red-backed shrike’s and barred warbler’s nutrition in the conditions of sympatric habitation in natural and anthropogenic stations
... in the red-backed shrike and searching in the shrub layer and tall grass in the barred warbler. The preference of barred warbler and red-backed shrike for large food items is a significant limiting factor for their synanthropization, since, in human settlements and their outskirts, such invertebrates are more vulanerable to human activities.
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Echelon lists as a source for the database of immigrants to the Kaliningrad region in 1946 (the case of the Pravdinsky district)
... differences in the design of similar documents and the difficulties that arise when extracting information from them. A wide variety of sources available in the archive makes it possible to obtain diverse and informative material for the database on the settlement of the region by Soviet people during the first years after the Second World War.
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The current condition of Kaliningrad landscape environment (methodology and basic results)
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Romanova Ye., Vinogradova O., Gagieva V.
cultural landscape, settlement, land use, regenerative succession.
Materials on the architectural and urban development history of Cranz
... century, prewar guidebooks, postcards, books of model projects, and archive materials serve as the sources of information about the architectural and urban development of the resort of Cranz. The collection of cadastral plans and maps of 1844—1943 settlements held in the Secret Archive of Prussian heritage in Berlin remains virtually unstudied. A project used in the construction of the wooden music pavilion in the park Plantage in Cranz was found in a textbook for architects published in 1894.
A Situational Approach to Strategic Management and Monitoring of Regional and Urban Development
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region, city, territorial development, strategy, monitoring, objective tree, life ...
The principle of mutual recognition of court orders within legal cooperation on criminal cases in the European Union
... criminal matters
(дата обращения: 26.09.2011).
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L 328. 15./12./2009. P. 42—47.
Voinikov V. V.
European Arrest Warrant and European Evidence Warrant, European Union, cooperation on criminal cases,...
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 a frequent cause of protest actions in Russia. The relevance of the study for the regional authorities ...
Structural and Functional Characteristics of the Spatial Development of Rural and Urban Areas in the Northwestern Economic District
... demographic processes and trends in the transformation of the population distribution system. Based on an analysis of the sectoral structure of economy and demographic development trends, the author proposes a functional typology of urban and rural settlements. He stresses the discrepancy between the established population distribution systems and the demographic trends in regional development. It is suggested in the paper that the overcoming of spatial heterogeneity should be considered at the ...
Transboundary Clusters in the Coastal Zones of the European Part of Russia: Inventory, Typology, Factors, and Prospects
... Socioeconomic typology of Russia’s coastal regions, Balt. Reg., Vol. 7, no. 2, p. 89—101. doi: 10.5922/2079-8555-2015-4-7.
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Spatial planning in the European Union and the Russian Federation
... low. The authors find it necessary to adopt EU practices of urban planning in view of the Russian spatial potential.
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The coastal factor in spatial development programmes for the municipalities of the Kaliningrad region
... the coastal factor to play a greater role in the development of the region. Created in the Soviet period, the backbone of local maritime activities is highly polarized along the coastline of the region. Similarly polarized along the coastline is the settlement system, which incorporates both the growing cities of the Kaliningrad agglomeration and areas of low population density, the latter located primarily along the bays. These circumstances determine what effect the coastal factor has on the ...
The renaming campaign in Warmia and Masuria after World War II
... the press, and studies of Polish scholars, this article analyses the problem of changing German toponyms during the remaining campaign in Warmia and Masuria in the early postwar years. The historical background, conditions, and principles of renaming settlements, natural objects, streets, and squares are identified and the practical problems of the renaming campaign are analysed. It is concluded that these processes were quite dissimilar in Poland and the USSR, which is explained by different historical ...
Saint Petersburg as a Global Coastal City: Positioning in the Baltic Region
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5. Strategija razvitija morskoj dejatel'nosti Rossijskoj Federacii do 2030 goda, utverzhdennaja rasporjazheniem Pravitel'stva Rossijskoj Federacii ot 8 ...
Current Geodemographic Problems in the European Union and Migration Crisis of the 2010s
... country and EU region. The authors analyse major irregular migration routes and show that their use cannot be always explained by using traditional demographic approaches. There is also a difference in the proportion of migrants by country, although settlement systems are very similar. Even with decades spent in the destination country, the Muslim population remains poorly integrated into the local community and its effect on the latter is insignificant (Turks in Germany). The demographic mosaic ...