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By Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

One of many nice allegorical masterpieces of global literature, Cancer Ward is either a deeply compassionate examine of individuals dealing with terminal affliction and a super dissection of the 'cancerous' Soviet police kingdom. Withdrawn from book in Russia in 1964, it grew to become, in addition to One Day within the lifetime of Ivan Denisovich, a piece that woke up the judgment of right and wrong of the realm. As Robert carrier wrote of its attraction within the Independent, 'In waging his fight opposed to Soviet communism, Solzhenitsyn the novelist hottest the rapier to the cudgel'.

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Approximately 75 percent of Russia’s population resides in urban areas, and 13 of its cities have a population in excess of one million. This September 2005 photo of Tverskaya Street, in downtown Moscow, shows people celebrating the eight-hundred-fifty-eighth anniversary of the city’s founding. their population increased, the Slavs began to cluster together to avoid social isolation. They sought protection against marauding bands of nomads. The Mongol and Tatar invasions of the thirteenth century intensified the Slavic pattern of banding together for common defense.

There, the Khakass, Altays, Trevinians, and Yakuts were able to survive in isolation. Almost all of these groups speak a Turkic language. Their physical characteristics, though, are as diverse as where they 57 58 Russia live. Despite this fact, in Russian scientific literature, they have been described as generally having tan skin, broad and round heads, straight black hair, and Mongolian eyes. Heights vary among Turkic groups. Various Turkic and related peoples today live in the area between the Volga River bend and the Ural Mountains.

Many Soviet demographers believed that high population growth reduced the quality of life; consequently, they strengthened family planning services in these areas. The Russian Federation (Russia) is the largest post-Soviet nation. It contains more than 75 percent of the territory, but only half of the population of the former Soviet Union. Russia remains the world’s largest country. With approximately 143 million people, Russia today has the world’s sixth-largest population. Russia’s population growth rate is negligible.

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