The theme of Old Believers in the works of Alexander Kuprin: discussion and study prospects
This article clarifies the significance of the phenomenon of Old Belief in the artistic heritage of A. Kuprin. The sources of Old Believer images in the writer's work, as well as their influence on the plot of his works, are investigated. A hypothesis is put forward about the significant ...
The significance of cross-cultural awareness among young people in their international daily life
This article examines the significance of cross-cultural awareness among young people in their international daily life. A thorough consideration of cross-cultural components provides a rationale of the expedience and the importance of cross-cultural competence for promoting a ...
Ferromanganese nodule neoformations in the soils of the western part of the Kaliningrad region
... neoformations in soils: hardpans, tubular concretions, ironstone. The results of an analysis of the morphologic properties and chemical composition of concretions are presented. Concretions were found in most regional soils. The preliminary diagnostic significance was identified for different groups of neoformations depending on the soil moistening regime. Concretions are proved to accumulate Fe, Mn, Ni, P, As, and sometimes Zn, Cu, Cr, Y. The structure of concretions reflects the features of the geochemical ...
The Polish minority in the Republic of Lithuania: internal and external factors
The ethnic makeup of the population significantly affects the domestic policy of any state, and its relations with neighbouring countries. Although interactions with ethnic minorities are not as urgent a problem in Lithuania as they are in the two other Baltic States, ethnicity-related ...
Characteristics of traumatic fragmentation of the body and personal identifi-cation in cases of mass casualties as a result of manmade emergencies
... methods in the cases of traumatic body fragmentation in different manmade emergencies. The authors estimate the identification efficiency of dental characteristics depending on the damaging factor in different manmade emergencies. It is shown that the significance of forensic postmortem dental identification increases with the intensity of damaging factors. The key method of forensic dental identification process is a comparison of an antemortem dental record with the postmortem one, which loses its ...
Mobility and migration intentions of the Reform Generation and Millennials of the Kaliningrad region
.... The authors define the age groups that make up the Reform Generation and the Millennials and identify features of the designated generations. The article makes an attempt to combine the method of cohort analysis with the theory of generations. A significant number of respondents happen to be in the region while migrating, so they were asked about the reasons for moving, and were asked to compare the standard of living in the Kaliningrad region with other regions of Russia and neighboring countries. The authors defined the most significant ...
Model Structure and Content of a Comprehensive Maritime Plan: the Case of Kaliningrad
... contents of the maritime plan and the methodological framework for suggested measures are based on relevant regulations, publications, and maps. The main result of the study is the identification of functional offshore areas of federal, regional, and local significance. The research significance of this study is associated with the further development of strategic planning, namely, marine planning. Its practical significance is in devising the legal and methodological framework for marine spatial planning....
Innovative development priorities of the major coastal agglomerations of the European part of Russia
... the agglomeration factor and the coastalization factor, which results in polarizing the innovation space around large cities and urban agglomerations in the coastal zone. Coastal agglomerations act as drivers for regional development, concentrating a significant part of the population, economic entities, scientific, technological, and financial infrastructure, drawing resources from other municipalities. This makes the innovation space uneven, promoting an internal innovation periphery and strong ...
The position of international community on the restoration of independence of the Baltic States
... order to integrate the features of regional development into the overall picture of world politics. The scientific and practical significance of the article lies in a scientific evaluation of the Soviet-Baltic relations in 1989—1991. This study can help ... ... practice of political interaction between these countries and the Baltic States. The materials and conclusions of this article can be used for further research on the foreign policies of the USA, Germany, the USSR, and the Baltic republics. In the process of ...
Human Resources of Post-war Lithuania and Their Role in the Rebuilding of Klaipeda
This article focuses on the issues of post-WWII economic restoration effort in the Soviet Lithuania. German occupation of the republic caused significant damage to its industry and agriculture. Pre-war Lithuania was an agrarian state aspiring to embark on an industrial-agrarian path of development. After the war, this aspiration did not only persist, but was intensified. To reach this objective,...
Legal monitoring of justices of the peace: the notion and significance
This article describes the category of legal monitoring, its essence and object. The author considers the possibility of legal monitoring in justices of the peace and stresses its significance.
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2. Тлупова А. В. Региональный правовой ...
The category of the psychosomatic in the psychological discourse of the 20th century
This article analyses key approaches to interpreting the content of the ‘psychosomatic disorder’ construct, which can be viewed through the prism of various psychogenic factors of development and understood as a form of soma-tization of affective ... ... and stress in adolescence // Pediatric clinics of North America. 1997. Vol. 44, Iss. 6. P. 1557—1572.
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About very significant and optimal status of Russian language outside Russia (on the basis of Belorussia experience)
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The Coastal Regions of Europe: Economic Development at the Turn of the 20th Century
... century. Europe is a region where the “coastal component” of socioeconomic development plays a major role and is therefore one of the most interesting objects for research in this field. Russian geographical proximity to the European countries, a significant number of shared problems, and a considerable potential for cooperation in solving them and developing the world ocean’s resources create grounds for an integrated study of European coastal regions. The author analyses Russian findings in ...
On the territorial differences in chain organisation of retail in the Russian Federation
The relatively rapid – however slower than forecasted — development o retail chains is characteristic of Russia in general, nevertheless it exhibits significant territorial differences. An attempt to identify the factors behind these differences through calculating the correlation coefficient made it possible to detect only one factor, whose value is close to essential: the geographical remoteness ...
The role of the river Rhine in the formation of spatial structure of the economy of European countries (1st century BC — 19th century AD)
... emphasizes the role of the River Rhine in the course of territorial structure formation. This study aims to retrace the historical sequence of the formation of territorial structure of economies of the Rhine basin countries. The research and practical significance of the work lies in the identification of the periods of increased activity in the formation of spatial structural communications of the states mentioned. The author applies the historical-descriptive approach and cartographical-geographical ...
The content of practicum for bachelors and masters of education
... bachelor’s and master’s programmes. The theoretical significance of the study lies in the justification of the content of all types of practica from the perspective of the praxeological approach – theory of successful activities. The practical significance lies in that the presented integrated system of practicum content, which includes the goal, means, content, and results of each practicum stage, can be used in developing practica for other university programmes. As a methodological framework for organising pedagogical practica, the study uses the praxeological approach, which ensures the openness, integrity, and high efficiency of the practicum as ...
Sustainable development of the city territorial capital: adaptive policy through the geography of knowledge
... subtype they are supplemented by high indicators of scientific connectivity, citation and quality of publications. For the second subtype, these indicators are significantly lower. The second type of cities, “medium” or “transitional” have significant publication experience. However, the insufficient average citation level and very few publications in high-ranking journals do not allow them to be attributed to the leading national scientific centres of the first group. The third type “below average” with the lowest values of all indicators is divided into three subtypes: the first group includes cities whose scientific groups publish ...
Transformation of life strategies of the individual under the conditions of armed conflict
... change. These basic categories are structural elements of the value-semantic and motivationaldynamic spheres of personality, which influence the transformation of life strategies of the individual. The empirical study done by the author shows the most significant values in the group of respondents from the areas of lowintensity and intensive shelling. It is concluded that under the conditions of armed conflict, civilians undergo significant changes not only in their basic value orientations and beliefs,...
Identification of technology transfer in industries developing in the exclave region under the influence of the “coastal factor”
... interaction of its components, is transfer of technologies. The main "holders" of technologies in the Kaliningrad region are the universities. Kaliningrad State Technical University performs 37.6 % of the work in the area of innovations, a significant amount of work is implemented by the Federal Fishery Agency. Transfer of technologies for IKBFU is academic, which is typical for a classical university (some few works are carried out within the branches developing under the influence of ...
The Late Poetry of A. Bashlachev: Changes in Performance and New Meanings
... relevant methods, the authors set a theoretical and analytical framework for this research. The object of the study is verbal and musical subtexts, each performing a meaning-construction function. The difference between the performed and written texts is significant from the perspective of the capacities of meanings. However, the performed and written variants of the same text are equivalent. The study of variations in A. Bashlachev’s texts is based on comparison and meaning-based correlation between ...
The history and modern condition of the urban fieldfare (Turdus pilaris L.) population in Kaliningrad
... urban forests, 1.1—3.7 b. p./10 ha in city parks, and; 0—1 b. p./10 ha in city streets. The dynamics of nesting density in peripheral abandoned parks is characterized by a clear negative trend, whereas, in cultivated city parks, nesting density has significantly increased since the beginning of the 21st century. Despite the significant expansion of city habitat and population growth in the first decade of the 21st century, the fieldfare population in Kaliningrad remains small and slightly exceeds ...
The role of transit in the economy of Latvia
Transit is an important issue in the history of world economy, including the economy of Latvia. Transit makes a significant contribution to the budget of many transit countries, one of which is the Republic of Latvia. These countries do not have significant natural resources and prefer to focus on logistics and infrastructure in order to facilitate the transit ...
Russian-Estonian relations: a medium-term forecast
... non-existent political dialogue between Russia and Estonia will hardly develop in the next five years and why Estonia can lose its significance for the Russian foreign policy rhetoric and Russian mass media. This conclusion is drawn from a medium-term forecast ... ... democratic decision-making process or the evaluation of controversial events of the past, but also on the meaning that will be attached to these actions by the Russian elite.
1. Blagoveshhenskij, N. Yu., Krechetova, M. Yu., Satarov, G. A. 2012, Jekspertno-statisticheskij ...
Ideas of Kant’s theoretical philosophy in Peirce’s graph theory
... from the perspective of transformations of Kant’s ideas. The graph theory was chosen, firstly, because of its chronological significance — it is the last logical theory of the American thinker. Secondly, it was greatly valued by the author, who called ... ... Prolelgomeni ko Vsyakoy Budush'ey Metaphisike, kotoraya Mozhet Poyavit'sya kak Nauka [Prolegomena to Any Future Mataphysics that Will Be Able to Present Itself as a Science], in Kant Sobr. Soch. v 8 t. [Collected Works in 8 Volumes], Moscow, t. 4, pp. 5—152....
Aesthetics in the system of Paul Natorp’s philosophy
... emphasised that, in P. Natorp’s system, the aesthetic has its own creative dynamics based on the feelings of the individual immediately connected with the aesthetic experience: it is only in the field of the aesthetic that individuality can assume its true significance. Aesthetics is interpreted by the German philosopher as a uniting and final element in the context of the teaching of being in general. The articlepresents two projects of constructing the system of P. Natorp’s philosophy that relate to the history of the development of his philosophical views. The early period is influenced by the teaching of consciousness developed ...
Historical memory in the age of globalization: the case of Russian- Estonian relations
... historical memory as one of their arguments: they claim that the history of globalization in international relations stretches back to the 19th century, thus globalization is an irreversible process. On the other hand, globalization attaches international significance to historical events that were earlier considered as being of local importance. The author proves the latter statement through comparing Russian and Estonian discourses on the relationship between the events which took place in Tallinn in September 1944 and April 2007. Highlighting the differences between ...
The apologia of reason in J. Chr. Gottsched’s classicistic system: On the 250th anniversary of the philosopher’s death
... scientific paradigm of today’s natural science standard. It is stressed that, in the context of the problem of consciousness and being symmetry/asymmetry, the ontological argument brings to the fore questions about the current place of modern civilizational ... ... which shows distressing symptoms of existential foundation deficiency. The authors reconsider the historical and philosophical significance of Gottsched’s Enlightenment classicism to estimate the danger of the de-ontologisation of reason, which leads ...
Feyerabend’s Natural Law Notes and their significance for Kant studies. Preface
... is the moral law alone) for this will isn’t identical with subjective ones (that are maxims of action). That is why it must be forced to follow the moral law and its commandments are for it imperatives. But in order not to distort autonomy of will, this ... ... in der „Metaphysik der Sitten“ von 1797, Göttingen.
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The potential for expanding inter-cluster cooperation between the ship-building industries of Estonia, Finland, and North-West Russia
The shipbuilding industry clusters in the Eastern Baltic Sea region, i. e. Estonia, Finland and North-West Russia, may benefit significantly from increased mutual cooperation; however, the international networks between the clusters are still poorly developed. The aim of this article is to analyse the preconditions for cluster internationalization between these clusters, which ...
Aspects of the ‘transcendental’ according to Kant and Husserl: Logos, matheme, metaphor
This paper deals with the methodological and ontological significance of transcendentalism. The author advocates the understanding of transcendental philosophy as ontology and presents a critique of the interpretation given by David Carr, who attached a merely methodological significance to the concept of the ...
Teachings of Prince Vladimir in the contemporary discourse of the “Mystery of Iniquity”
The author shows special significance of a change of heart and mind of Prince Vladimir, the "miracle of miracles" (Metropolitan Hilarion), which despite all the internal and external hardships of Russia, still reflects its main essence — faithfulness to the Law of ...
An analysis of sinusoidal waves in two-layer liquid
A detailed analysis of sinusoidal waves in two-layer liquid is made. The dispersion relations for short and long waves are studied. The success was helped significantly by a technique created by us.
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A look in the past and the problems of modern mathematical education
This article considers the features of mathematical education in Russia in the 18th-19th centuries. The focal point is the significance of children’s physical activity for the development of spatial perception and mathematical thinking. The author makes recommendations on the development of motivation in schoolchildren for studying mathematics and the use of interdisciplinary ...
Tourism in Border Regions: Theoretical Aspects of a Geographical Study
This article considers theoretical aspects of tourism studies and development in border regions. The work aims to identify key areas of geographical studies into tourism in border regions. Its research significance lies in a review of Russian and international literature on border territory and the role of tourism in socioeconomic development. In terms of methodology, it is an analytical work. The authors stress a need for a systemic approach to analysing ...
Geosituational Modelling of Coastal Marine Systems
... the regional geosituations as well as on identifying the most promising coastal marine areas. Some of the models presented in the present paper are qualitative, while others are empirical and statistical ones. However, the majority of the models can be referred to as forms of graphic and image mapping. The significance of the regional models lies in their specificity, a more detailed character (compared to the generalist ones) and the possibility of using them to back up managerial decisions in critical and emergency situations in order to minimize the ...
The role of International trade in improving the competitiveness of Saint Petersburg
... and the impact of trade on increasing 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 ...
Opportunities and Challenges of Large Investment Projects in the New Economy: the Port of Ust-Luga
... large-scale investment project is the construction of a multipurpose multimodal complex — the commercial seaport of Ust-Luga. This is one of the most recent large projects in seaport infrastructure development. This article estimates the project’s significance for the development of the Baltic region and presents a competitive analysis of the seaport position in comparison to the largest European ports. The authors analyze the strengths of the seaport construction project, namely, the favorable ...
A spatial study of networking in the Vistula Lagoon region using geoinformation systems
... with the background for the search of possible development strategies in the region, and note that the creation of a regional GIS structure can become a necessary component of the region’s information and communication structure; this conclusion can be considered the key result of the research conducted. The practical significance of the article lies in justifying the use of modern geoinformation systems as a tool of territory development as well as for the purpose of making efficient managerial decisions at different levels.
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Subjective modality as a way of expressing author’s intentions in the first printed Russian newspaper “Vedomosti” of the times of Peter the Great
The article examines the potential of the subjective modality as a tool to implement the author’s intentions in the texts of the first Russian printed newspaper «The Vedomosti». The article reveals a significant role of the subjective-modal meanings built over the objective modality through a number of expressive tools (modality units, parenthetical words and structures, particles). The author illustrates and qualifies the modal syncretism of the ...
The resource potential of transborder cooperation between the Kaliningrad and Grodno regions
In recent years, cooperation between the towns and regions of Belarus and Russia has increased significantly creating a solid foundation for integration. The author describes the main areas of cooperation between the Kaliningrad and Grodno regions, as well as the model of sequential and stepwise cooperation.
1. Бильчак В. С. Приграничная ...
Use of difficult signals at vertical sounding of an ionosphere
... questions of sounding of an ionosphere are considered by difficult signals. Efficiency of use of signals with big base on an alignment with signals with base about 1 is estimated. It is shown that when using difficult signals it is possible to lower significantly capacity at preservation of invariable level of permission.
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Discursive features of intertextual elements
This paper deals with the discourse properties of quotations used in the English-language media discourse. Based on an analysis, the author comes to a conclusion that the discourse properties of quotations significantly affect the process of interpreting the media discourse.
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J. Andrzejewski's diary From One Day to Another: The poetics of an "unfinished work"
This article emphasises the significance of the diary genre in Jerzy Andrzejewski's prosaic experiments of the 1970s. The author considers the poetics of Andrzejewski's "literary diary" From One Day to Another and unfinished novel of diary "genesis" Hundred Years ...
Three-dimensional computational modelling of water cooling over the coastal slope: a comparison of hydrostatic and non-hydrostatic solutions
... MIKE3-FlowModel in shallow and deep parts of the basin are compared. It is shown that the structure of fields is reproduced adequately by both models and water currents are similar; however, the hydrostatic model produces a smoother current field and significantly larger horizontal temperature gradients.
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