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Stolypin

(ˌstʌlɪˈpjɪn)
n
(Biography) Petr Arkadievich. 1863–1911, Russian conservative statesman: prime minister (1906–11). He instituted agrarian reforms but was ruthless in suppressing rebellion: assassinated
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Its defeat by Japan in 1905 brought about Russia's first parliament and the reforms of Pyotr Stolypin.
In The Red Wheel, the novelistic history that he considered his most important work, Solzhenitsyn championed Pyotr Stolypin, the reform-minded Russian prime minister of the late imperial period.
On the other hand, the government led by Pyotr Stolypin (1906-1911) initiated a policy of repression.
MOSKOVA (CyHAN)- Russia's president and prime minister paid a visit on Thursday to the Pyotr Stolypin memorial, recently installed in Moscow to mark the 150th anniversary of the statesman's birth.
On February 10, 1908, Prime Minister Pyotr Stolypin wrote to the Minister of Finance Vladimir Kokovtsev, suggesting that in the Baltic Krai, the proportion of essentially Russians ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]) among officialdom be increased, and higher and lower positions be filled predominantly with individuals of Russian extraction ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]).
A century ago Pyotr Stolypin served as prime minister under Czar Nicholas II, creating a precedent in the Kremlin for a strong, reform-minded and ruthlessly ambitious prime minister serving under a weak and biddable head of state.
In The Red Wheel, Mahoney finds in a distinctly un-post-modern statesman, Pyotr Stolypin, a model for contemporary political action.