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Great Russians

 

a name for Russians that came into usage in literature as of the mid-19th century. In Soviet scientific literature, the term “Great Russian” is retained in the combinations Northern Great Russian, Southern Great Russian, and Central Great Russian, which designate the three main dialects of the Russian language.

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The Moscow Ballet's The Great Russian Nutcracker is the unique telling of the classic story of Masha (Clara) and her Nutcracker Doll told with true Russian flair.
But this would require a Western policy based on long-term thinking and a self-confident and strong power position, because the Kremlin will perceive any sign of division and weakness as encouragement to return to Great Russian power politics.
Is the great Russian bear finally coming out of hibernation?
As guests savor their tasting experiences, they will also be treated to a musical performance featuring pianist Robert Edward Thies, Gold Medal winner of the International Prokofiev Competition, and internationally renowned violinist Philip Vaiman, a Russian-born American who continues the great Russian string-playing tradition.
You will be delighted to visit the Bolshoi Theater, one of most famous theaters in the world; the Pushkin Museum in Moscow; the world-famous Hermitage in Saint Petersburg; and many other famous sights in these great Russian cities.
Here was an American who had created a sensation among Russian audiences, playing the Tchaikowsky First Concerto and Rachmaninoff Third Concerto in the Great Hall of the venerable Moscow Conservatory; an American who had made the great Russian pianist Sviatoslav Richter cry; a tall, lanky, boyish and charming American who, after the competition, was embraced by the short, stout, weathered and austere Soviet leader, Nikita Khrushchev.
While the broad chronological scope of Camilla Gray's inaugural study of 1962, The Great Russian Experiment in Art: Russian Art, 1863-1922, meant that the author could only barely touch on Constructivism, the book sparked the interest of artists, scholars, and curators alike.
Following in the footsteps of the great Russian novelist Ivan Turgenev, out Australian author Robert Dessaix takes us to Germany, France, and Russia in search of what exactly Turgenev meant by the word at the core of his life and world love.
In contempo Moscow, great Russian hope Artem Kolchin (Denis Nikiforov) has a shot at the title if he takes on an African-American champion promoted by a man called Hill (John Amos, from "The West Wing").
Welsh football was today still sweating on the outcome of their Euro 2004 appeal with the Court of Arbitration for Sport yet to deliver its verdict on the great Russian drugs controversy.
Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin was the first of seven operas by four great Russian composers with which new musical director Turgan Sokhiev plans to serve British audiences a musical flavour of his homeland.
Leave it to great Russian novelist Fyodor Dostoyevsky to settle the score: "I believe there is no one deeper, lovelier, more sympathetic and more perfect than Jesus--not only is there no one else like him, there never could be anyone like him.

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