2, 2014

Contents

TO THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BEGINNING OF WORLD WAR I;

  • Sergeyev E.Yu. Actual Problems of Studying of World War I;
  • Khavkin B.L. Russian Front of World War I (1914-1915) (the End);
  • Astashov A.B. Violation of War Laws And War Traditions on the Russian Front of World War I (on Materials of the Russian Extraordinary Commission of Inquiry);

CURRENT HISTORY

  • Malkin S.G. "Highland Problem" in Great Britain in the Beginnings of the 18th Century;

XX CENTURY

  • Marinchenko A.A. «To Introduce Discord among Nationalities...»: Racial Politics of German Authorities towards Soviet Prisoners of War, 1941 - early 1942;

PRESENT HISTORY

  • Sogrin V.V. Foreign Policy of G. Bush, Jr. Genesis. Development. Results;
  • Ivanova L.V. Somalia: Hope for the Peace in "the Most Dangerous Place on the Earth";

RUSSIA AND WORLD

  • Chernikova T.V. Russia during Livonia War: Prerequisites And Possibilities of Occurrence into Europe;
  • Kobzareva E.I. Russia and Westphalian System (1648-1686);

METHODOLOGY, HISTORIOGRAPHY, SOURCE STUDY

  • Dashichev V.I.. Thorns of the Soviet Historical Science (from History of the "Military-Historical Journal");
  • Sledzevsky I.V. About the New Edition of the Encyclopedia of the Countries of Latin America;

DOCUMENTARY ESSAYS

  • Susloparova E.. George Lansbury (1859 - 1940). The pages of the political biography of the Leader of the Labour Party in the first half of the 1930s;

THE FACTS, EVENTS, PEOPLE

  • Migey E.V. Poster as the Weapon of Republicans and Falange during Civil War in Spain of 1936 – 1939;
  • Kozhukharov A. (Bulgaria). Bulgarian Captains Ex-Cadets of Russian Empire Maritime Classes;

BOOK REVIEWS

SCHOLARLY LIFE


Summaries and keywords of the published materials

E.Yu. Sergeyev. Actual Problems of Studying of World War I

The article is devoted to the analysis of current trends in domestic and foreign researches of the history of World War I. Events of 1914 - 1918 are considered from the point of view of an origin, a periodization, the scale, character, coalition strategy and the social-cultural consequences. It is told about activity of the Russian association of historians of World War I.

Keywords: World War I; Entente and Fourfold union (The central powers); war reasons, periodization; war and society; World War I historiography; Russian association of historians of World War I.

B.L. Khavkin Russian Front of World War I (1914-1915)

In the article the course of military operations on East (Russian) front in 1916-1918 and value of this front in the coalition war is studied. World War I results for Russia, the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk are considered.

Keywords: World War I, the Russian (Eastern) front, the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk (March 1918), World War I results for Russia.

A.B. Astashov. Violation of War Laws And War Traditions on the Russian Front of World War I (on Materials of the Russian Extraordinary Commission of Inquiry)

In the article based on the archival and published documents the organization, activity and efficiency of Extraordinary inquiry commission of Russia for investigation of "atrocities" of the opponent in World War I is analyzed.

Keywords: World War I, military experience, war crimes, military promotion, Extraordinary commission of inquiry.

S.G. Malkin. "Highland Problem" in Great Britain in the Beginnings of the 18th Century

In the article are considered the problems of the British administration in the mountain Scottish Highland, where the feudal and clan system reigned. It is analyzed various draft decisions of the highland problem.

Keywords: Anglo-Scottish union of 1707, highland problem, clan system

A.A. Marinchenko. «To Introduce Discord among Nationalities...»: Racial Politics of German Authorities towards Soviet Prisoners of War, 1941 - early 1942

The article aims to analyse differentiated policy of the Nazi occupiers towards Soviet prisoners of war of different races and ethnicities on the Ukrainian territory. It shows how the Nazi were fostering disunion among the members of the never monolithic community of prisoner soldiers of multi-ethnic Red Army. Thus were established conditions for the destruction of unwanted elements.

Keywords: Great Patriotic War, soviet prisoners, racail politics of Nazis.

V.V. Sogrin. Foreign Policy of G. Bush, Jr. Genesis. Development. Results

The author reveals the main directions of foreign policy of U.S. President George Bush, Jr. Continuity and differences of his policy and foreign policy of B. Clinton of 1990-s is shown. Foreign policy practice of Bush administration discovered utopianism of imperial fantasies of American neoconservatism.

Keywords: Bush G., jr., neoconservatism, U.S. foreign policy, ideology and practice.

L.V. Ivanova. Somalia: Hope for the Peace in "the Most Dangerous Place on the Earth"

Based on the three new books of foreign authors L.V. Ivanova considers problems of modern Somalia.

Keywords: Somalia, pirates of Somalia, Al-Shabaab, Somali clans.

T.V. Chernikova. Russia during Livonia War: Prerequisites And Possibilities of Occurrence into Europe

The article examines the questions of emergence of a Moscow state in the European geopolitical space in the second part of XVI century, of the impact of the Livonia war on the uropeanization of Moscow Kingdom in the second part of XVI century.

Keywords: Moscow state in XV - XVII centuries, europeanization of Russia, Western innovations, the Livonia war.

E.I. Kobzareva. Russia and Westphalian System (1648-1686)

In the article the period since 1654, since the moment of the beginning of the Russian-Polish war, up to 1686, the Everlasting peace between Russia and the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, which changed the place of the Russian state in the system of the international relations , is analyzed.

Keywords: Westphalian system, Russia, Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, Everlasting peace.

V.I. Dashichev. Thorns of the Soviet Historical Science (from History of the "Military-Historical Journal")

In the article the activity of edition of "the Military-historical journal" in 1959-1968, directed on restoration of the truth about the Civil war and the Great Patriotic War is considered.

Keywords: Great Patriotic War, Head political department, Committee of party control, Third empire, imperial office, Nuremberg process.

I.V. Sledzevsky. About the New Edition of the Encyclopedia of the Countries of Latin America

The author in detail illuminates the new edition of the encyclopedia about Latin America, left in the publishing house “Ekonomika” in 2013.

Keywords: Latin America, New World, encyclopedia.

E.. Susloparova. George Lansbury (1859 - 1940). The pages of the political biography of the Leader of the Labour Party in the first half of the 1930s.

The Essay deals with George Lansbury, one of the famous British pacifists and propagandists of the socialist idea in the end of the XIX – the first half of the XX century. The Author analyses the evolution of Lansbury’s views from liberalism to socialism, his activity as the editor of Labour newspaper Daily Herald and as Leader of the Labour Party between 1932-1935.

Keywords: Great Britain, British party system, Labour party, Daily Herald, pacifism.

E.V.Migey. Poster as the Weapon of Republicans and Falange during Civil War in Spain of 1936 - 1939

In the article the comparative analysis of impact of poster propaganda of republicans and Falange on the population of Spain is carried out. The innovation of artists Republicans is shown.

Keywords: poster, images of revolution and war, Pablo Pedrero.

A.N. Kozhukharov. (Bulgaria). Bulgarian Captains Ex-Cadets of Russian Empire Maritime Classes

Based on the little-known archival sources the author tells about the Bulgarian Captains Ex-Cadets of Russian Empire Maritime Classes 1888-1904.

Keywords: Russian Maritime classes, merchant navy of Bulgaria, Bulgarian trade steamship friendship.