New User Special Price Expires in

Let's log you in.

Sign in with Facebook


Don't have a StudySoup account? Create one here!


Create a StudySoup account

Be part of our community, it's free to join!

Sign up with Facebook


Create your account
By creating an account you agree to StudySoup's terms and conditions and privacy policy

Already have a StudySoup account? Login here

RUS 100 Week of 2/29/16 Notes

by: Sarah Jessica Harris

RUS 100 Week of 2/29/16 Notes 637747

Marketplace > Pennsylvania State University Altoona > Russian > 637747 > RUS 100 Week of 2 29 16 Notes
Sarah Jessica Harris
Pennsylvania State University Altoona
GPA 3.22

Preview These Notes for FREE

Get a free preview of these Notes, just enter your email below.

Unlock Preview
Unlock Preview

Preview these materials now for free

Why put in your email? Get access to more of this material and other relevant free materials for your school

View Preview

About this Document

These notes cover everything from last week. Study up and enjoy your spring break! I will be posting a study guide for Test2 soon :)
Russian 100
Irene Hurd
Class Notes
25 ?




Popular in Russian 100

Popular in Russian

This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Sarah Jessica Harris on Sunday March 6, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to 637747 at Pennsylvania State University Altoona taught by Irene Hurd in Spring 2016. Since its upload, it has received 47 views. For similar materials see Russian 100 in Russian at Pennsylvania State University Altoona.

Similar to 637747 at Pennsylvania State University Altoona


Reviews for RUS 100 Week of 2/29/16 Notes


Report this Material


What is Karma?


Karma is the currency of StudySoup.

You can buy or earn more Karma at anytime and redeem it for class notes, study guides, flashcards, and more!

Date Created: 03/06/16
Russian 100 Notes for Week of 2/29/16     ● 1999 Kosovo (many Kosovars are Muslim) Kosovo wants to ally itself with Albania.  Kosovo is denied this right to leave, and instead met with ethnic cleansing by its current  power  ● To take away attention from the Monica Lewinsky affair, Clinton starts bombing Serbia ­  this only worsens the ethnic cleansing  ● Clinton never called Yeltsin to tell him that he would be bombing Serbia. Yeltsin found  out through the French president (this was a smack in the face, so to say. Shows lack of  respect to the Russians)  ● Young Russians gather outside the US embassy in Moscow (throwing eggs, paint, etc…)  in protest  ● Americans living in Moscow at the time were afraid to go to work due to current events  ● It is believed that this crisis set off all of the pent up frustration that the Russians had  been through  ● 1993, 70% of all Russians held a positive outlook on Americans. By 1999, only 14% held  a positive outlook on the American people  ● Primary reason for negative reaction of the Russian people to the United States bombing  was…  ­a matter of prestige ­ Russia felt irrelevant  ­hurt pride  ­a sense of betrayal by the United States (they use to think of us as a moral leader)   ● Clinton administration (when it came time to stop bombing) asked the Russian Prime  Minister to negotiate   ● Clinton sent peacekeepers to Kosovo, but never asked the Russians to be part of this  (aside from negotiations). The Russians resented this  ● 2008, US made sure that Kosovo was freed from Serbia  ● On the day that Kosovo gained its independence, Serbians protested outside of the US  embassy, saying that Kosovo was Serbian  ● Currently, the US is officially in a second Cold War (II) with Russia    (The following material will be on Test3)    ● I.Historically, Russia has been affected by  ­Climate (long, harsh, cold winters)  ­Exposure (vast borders, easy to invade)  ­Poverty of their soil (permafrost makes agriculture difficult)  ● II.​he older generation of Russians...  ­physically strong  ­ultimate endurance  ­ultimate survivors  ­highly adaptable  ­rugged  ­full of energy  ● IIIHow the older generations work...  ­the extremes (doing nothing and then working very hard at the end of the season to  meet quota)  ­the importance of the group vs the individual (the collective, all emphasis was on the  group)  ● IIIHistorically, in Russia, there has been an emphasis on family (and  worship)  ● III Sameness ​along with groupness, under communism. Lack of privacy.  ● IIIGossip. Everything is everyone's business.They don’t mean harm, it is just the way  they are. The idea of informing on your fellow citizen fits into the group mentality.  ● Communal living was common ­ grown children and their spouses would live in the same  room with their parents, or live in the same home as their grandmother.  ● Achievements of the country was the focus of conversation. Russians did not talk about  themselves, only their country (this was the old Generation)  ● IIISocial envy ­ they could not understand the concept of someone succeeding and  making money. They could not grasp the concept of people excelling. People would be  murdered in Russia for having more than everyone else ­ no one was suppose to stand  out.    


Buy Material

Are you sure you want to buy this material for

25 Karma

Buy Material

BOOM! Enjoy Your Free Notes!

We've added these Notes to your profile, click here to view them now.


You're already Subscribed!

Looks like you've already subscribed to StudySoup, you won't need to purchase another subscription to get this material. To access this material simply click 'View Full Document'

Why people love StudySoup

Bentley McCaw University of Florida

"I was shooting for a perfect 4.0 GPA this semester. Having StudySoup as a study aid was critical to helping me achieve my goal...and I nailed it!"

Janice Dongeun University of Washington

"I used the money I made selling my notes & study guides to pay for spring break in Olympia, Washington...which was Sweet!"

Steve Martinelli UC Los Angeles

"There's no way I would have passed my Organic Chemistry class this semester without the notes and study guides I got from StudySoup."


"Their 'Elite Notetakers' are making over $1,200/month in sales by creating high quality content that helps their classmates in a time of need."

Become an Elite Notetaker and start selling your notes online!

Refund Policy


All subscriptions to StudySoup are paid in full at the time of subscribing. To change your credit card information or to cancel your subscription, go to "Edit Settings". All credit card information will be available there. If you should decide to cancel your subscription, it will continue to be valid until the next payment period, as all payments for the current period were made in advance. For special circumstances, please email


StudySoup has more than 1 million course-specific study resources to help students study smarter. If you’re having trouble finding what you’re looking for, our customer support team can help you find what you need! Feel free to contact them here:

Recurring Subscriptions: If you have canceled your recurring subscription on the day of renewal and have not downloaded any documents, you may request a refund by submitting an email to

Satisfaction Guarantee: If you’re not satisfied with your subscription, you can contact us for further help. Contact must be made within 3 business days of your subscription purchase and your refund request will be subject for review.

Please Note: Refunds can never be provided more than 30 days after the initial purchase date regardless of your activity on the site.