Thus, after the decree was publicized in Tomsk, the beard-sporting gentryman Andrei Stepnoi
and former Moscow musketeer Grigorii Kazin-both mentioned above-showed up at the governor's office requesting a reimbursement of the tariff they had paid for their beards in September 1705.
However, Henry is concerned with the play's relation to Turgenev's short story Stepnoi
Korol'Lir (King Lear of the Steppes, 1870).
Safronova, I.N.--2010--O podzonal'noi strukture rastitel'nogo pokrova stepnoi
zony v evropeiskoi chasti Rossii (On the subzonal structure of plant cover in the steppe zone of European Russia)--Botanicheskii Zhurnal 95: 1126-1134.
Petersburg, 1907); Pereselenii v stepnoi
kraie v 1907 godu: spravochnaia knizhka o pereselenii v oblosti Turgaiskuiu, Ural'skuiu, Akmolinskuiu i Semipalatinskuiu (St.
Remnev also recognized a regional differentiation within Siberian space through which not only western and eastern Siberia but also the Far East and the Steppe Territory (Stepnoi
krai), became distinct entities.
(96) The situation in the steppe was particularly complicated, with considerable fragmentation of authority: after 1881, with the abolition of the Orenburg and West Siberian governor-generalships, the Stepnoi krai was created, comprising the Ural'sk, Turgai, Akmolinsk, Semipalatinsk, and (until 1898-99) Semirech'e oblasts, with military governors under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of the Interior.
After the dissolution of the Second Duma, these seats were abolished; and Turkestan and the Stepnoi krai were denied representation altogether.
In no other area, perhaps, was the inequality of rights between Russians and "natives" within the empire as clear as in pereselenie, which was clearly predicated on the idea that Russians (or, more broadly, Europeans) had a preeminent right to the empire's land, one that trumped the rights of the native population in Turkestan and the Stepnoi krai.
Iurii Vladimirovich Krivosheev, ed., Rossiia i stepnoi mir Evrazii: Ocherki (Russia and the Steppe World of Eurasia: Essays).
In contrast to Empires of the Silk Road, which seems to be trying to create a virtual past for a nation--the Central Eurasian--that does not yet exist, Rossiia i stepnoi mir Evrazii, edited by Iu.
In both methodological and interpretive senses, Rossiia i stepnoi mir Evrazii is the diametrical opposite of Empires of the Silk Road.