The village of Zapolye of Mozhaisk Disctrict of Moscow Region in the Wars of 19th and 20th centuries: a case of local and public historyThis article is a historical overview of the village of Zapolye and its place in the military history of Russia in the 19th and 20th centuries. The village in question was looted in 1812 and 1941 by French and German invaders respectively. The villages displayed exceptional courage and bravery on the battlefield during the Patriotic war of 1912, World War I and The Great Patriotic Warm was well as in other armed conflicts.
Localizing the toll of UsmerThe article focuses on identifying the location of the toll of Usmer. Toll of Usmer is believed to be the oldest and most important tolls of Moscow region and was used for collecting taxes from the vessels going along the Moskva river. To identity the location of the toll, we relied on the unpublished cadasters and plat books of Kolomna uyezd in 1626-1629.
A Signed White Tombstone of 1522 from the Village Of Chaplygino of the Ancient Kolomna Uyezd: Local, Prosopographical and Social ContextsThe article focuses on a rare example of a signed white ornamented tombstone dating back to 1522, which marked the grave of the priest Egoriy of the Nativiy of the Blessed Virgin Mary church in the village of Chaplygino, Pokhryanskdistrict of Kolomna uyezd. What makes this early priestly gravestone unique, is the inscription of the dates, i.e. The years are given using letter numerature and the ordinary numeral, which follows the principle observed in the land acts and book culture of Muscovy at the period. The study considered the following factros pertaining to the find: local (place of discovery), prosopografical (the type of village) and the social (what were the odds that a parish priest with a modest income could afford an expensive gravestone).
‘Price and Quality of Service’ As the Drivers of Russian Medical Tourism MarketThe article focuses on the main trends on home and international medical tourism market in Russia. The study shows that customers choose the service based on the ‘balance of price versus quality, which means that the improvement of quality of medical service can boost the growth on this market. Among other factors which contribute to the growth of this market is the further specialization of the leading clinics, creation of medical clusters, improved communication with potential tourists (patients) and lifted visa restrictions. There is an urgent call for a coordinated medical tourism initiative.
Innovations and Trends in Financial Management in Municipal GovernmentThe quality of public services provided to customers mostly depends on the presence of a power center. Competent use modern principles of efficient financial management in the saturation of resource scarcity is instrumental for result-oriented municipal bodies.
Deviant Forms of Business Communication as A Challenge To Management In Russian EconomyThe article focuses on the methods dangers of deviant business behavior for Russian corporate culture. It also casts some light at the origin of such behavior.
Current Trends in Business Transformation For a Digital EconomyThe article features current trends in doing business in a digital economy. Special attention is paid to the main trends in digital business ecosystems. Lessons learnt from domestic and international cases show that mobile apps ecosystem is at the heard of digital transformation.
Idioglossary of I.S. Turgenev’s Fiction: the Idiogloss “Nihilist”.The article in question focuses on the interpretation of the ideogloss ‘NIHILIST’ which is studied within the framework of the project ‘Ideoglossary of Ivan Turgenev’ done by the Department of Russian Language and Literature at Atatürk University (Turkey). The ideogloss “NIHILIST’ is of utmost importance for such novels as ‘Fathers and Sons’ and ‘Virgin Soil’. On the lexical, morphological and syntactical levels we see the evolution of this ideogloss in Turgenev’s oeuvre. It also brings to the readers mind the social problems that Turgenev’s prose addresses.
Defining the Term ‘Literary School’The article is intended to give an outline of the current views on the term ‘literary school’. The author claims that the method of lexical description appears to be most suitable.It is argued that literary school is rather descriptive than evaluative category.
Concepts behind the Lexeme ‘Life’ As Represented in Boris Pilnyak’s Short Story The Human WindThe article explores the concepts behind the lexeme ‘life’ as used in Boris Pilnyak’s short story ‘The Human Wind’. The author of the article links the concept in question with such universals as ‘human (personality)’, ‘space’ and ‘time’. The article also shows how the worldview and the linguistic persona of the author and the character are represented in the short story. The lexeme ‘life’ is particularly important for this text, as the concept behind it is part and parcel of Pilnyak’s oeuvre of the 1920s which makes it very important for contextualizing his works.
Verbal Sarcasm in Pamphlets (A Case Of D.Zaslavsky and L. Leonov)The analysis of pamphlets of two different authors allows us to identify common features of verbal sarcasm. This is achieved through the use of expressive means of the language. Each author relies on different verbal means to express sarcasm.
English Floristic PhraseologyThis article examines the notion of floristic phraseological unit from the point of view of
Keywords: phraseology, cultural studies, floronym, phytonym component, English language