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, confirmed that this practice was still in use on Mount Athos, and Ouspensky asked the two to embark on a translation of parts of the Philokalia for his study group. When he first visited Mount Athos, Palmer was in a transitional period in his life. He had recently lost his decade-long position as

In: Canadian-American Slavic Studies

aesthetics and ethics in art and life. Now it becomes more clear why the author o f Kamera obskura chose Tolstoi's Anna Karenina as a prime literary backdrop (fon) for his ironic novel. Our discussion o f Nabokov's novel will focus on two topics: 1) the book's parodies o f the adultery theme and 2) its

In: Canadian-American Slavic Studies
Author: Danielle Ross

internal life of Russia’s Muslim communities, a clear division has emerged between those who emphasize the continuities in Muslim culture in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries and those who see modernizing and/or secularizing cultural and educational reform as an important, if not central

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by his egoistic plans and wishes, who does not care for the happiness or life of his subordinates as objects of his policy of making Prussia's leadership," comments Krampitz (pp. 54-55). Bis- marck represented the epitome of German militarism, and for Prus - a symbol of hos- tile power.

In: Canadian-American Slavic Studies
Author: Olenka Pevny

, this was one of Yugoslavia's great charms in the old days, and it remains an aspect of pre- dissolution life for which Kusturica remains nostalgic. It makes him not a historian but a romantic, with predictably mixed consequences for his films. lordanova's book, written in a workmanlike rather than

In: Canadian-American Slavic Studies
Author: Amy A. Slagle

church’s interior with hand painted mural icons. To this end, the parish has worked extensively with a Russian-born iconographer now living in New Hampshire, Fr. Andrew Tregubov, who has been commissioned to paint the church interior. One of the more important iconographers working in the United States

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-century Russian writer Andrei Timofeevich Bolotov (1738–1833) held in the Russian archives are unique. Bolotov is best known as the author of voluminous memoirs, which were published only in the second half of the nineteenth century, 9 and which provided a very detailed description of his life in the context

In: Journal of Modern Russian History and Historiography

definition, however, Russia is treated as a ‘welfare state’ in the sense that it explicitly aims to ensure a decent standard of living for its citizens, as a social right, through such channels as social security, social services, regulation and involvement in labor and housing markets, housing policy

In: Russian Politics

standard of living in society was based, to a large extent, on workplaces and those services that they provided. The achievements of an enterprise were measured not in money or in tons produced, but in the size, education and skill composition of the labor force, the number of houses built, kindergartens

In: Russian Politics

monasteries from engaging in disputes with them. The five conflicts with artisans involved monastic property, usually compounds ( dvory ), in cities. The alleged perpetrators resided in urban suburbs. A conflict with the Mordva, a Finno-Ugric people living in the middle Volga River region, could probably be

In: Canadian-American Slavic Studies