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Leningrad: The Epic Siege of World War II, 1941-1944
Leningrad: The Epic Siege of World War II, 1941-1944
by Anna Reid
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On September 8, 1941, eleven weeks after Hitler's brutal surprise attack on the Soviet Union, Leningrad was surrounded. The German siege was not lifted for two and a half years, by which time some three quarters of a million Leningraders had died of... (read more)

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Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman
Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman
by Robert K. Massie
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The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Peter the Great, Nicholas and Alexandra, and The Romanovs returns with another masterpiece of narrative biography, the extraordinary story of an obscure German princess who became one of the most remarkable, powerful,... (read more)

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Spies and Commissars: The Early Years of the Russian Revolution
Spies and Commissars: The Early Years of the Russian Revolution
by Robert Service
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The early years of Bolshevik rule were marked by dynamic interaction between Russia and the West. These years of civil war in Russia were years when the West strove to understand the new communist regime while also seeking to undermine it. Meanwhile, the... (read more)

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Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman
Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman
by Robert K. Massie
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The Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Peter the Great, Nicholas and Alexandra, and The Romanovs returns with another masterpiece of narrative biography, the extraordinary story of an obscure young German princess who traveled to Russia at fourteen... (read more)

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Words Will Break Cement: The Passion of Pussy Riot
Words Will Break Cement: The Passion of Pussy Riot
by Masha Gessen
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The heroic story of Pussy Riot, who resurrected the power of truth in a society built on lies On February 21, 2012, five young women entered the Cathedral of Christ the Savior in Moscow. In neon-colored dresses, tights, and balaclavas, they performed a &... (read more)

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Serfdom, Society, and the Arts in Imperial Russia: The Pleasure and the Power
Serfdom, Society, and the Arts in Imperial Russia: The Pleasure and the Power
by Richard Stites
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Serf-era and provincial Russia heralded the spectacular turn in cultural history that began in the 1860s. Examining the role of arts and artists in societys value system, Richard Stites explores this shift in a groundbreaking history of visual and... (read more)

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Afgantsy: The Russians in Afghanistan, 1979-1989
Afgantsy: The Russians in Afghanistan, 1979-1989
by Rodric Braithwaite
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The story of the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan is well known: the expansionist Communists overwhelmed a poor country as a means of reaching a warm-water port on the Persian Gulf. Afghan mujahideen upset their plans, holding on with little more than... (read more)

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Forsaken From the Great Depression To the Gulags Hope & Betrayal in Stalins Russia
Forsaken From the Great Depression To the Gulags Hope & Betrayal in Stalins Russia
by Tim Tzouliadis
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A remarkable piece of forgotten history- the never-before-told story of Americans lured to Soviet Russia by the promise of jobs and better lives, only to meet tragic ends In 1934, a photograph was taken of a baseball team. These two rows of young men... (read more)

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Nothing But the Truth Selected Dispatches
Nothing But the Truth Selected Dispatches
by Anna Politkovskaya
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Before her murder in 2006, Anna Politkovskaya won international fame for her reporting. Nothing But the Truth is a collection of her best writing. Beginning with a brief introduction by the author about her pariah status, Nothing But the Truth contains... (read more)

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Peter the Great
Peter the Great
by Robert K Massie
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Winner of the Pulitzer Prize Against the monumental canvas of seventeenth- and eighteenth-century Europe and Russia unfolds the magnificent story of Peter the Great, crowned co-tsar at the age of ten. Robert K. Massie delves deep into the life of this... (read more)

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The Black Russian
The Black Russian
by Vladimir Alexandrov
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The Black Russian is the incredible true story of Frederick Bruce Thomas, born in 1872 to former slaves who became prosperous farmers in Mississippi. After his father was brutally murdered, Frederick left the South and worked as a waiter in Chicago and... (read more)

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Spies and Commissars: The Early Years of the Russian Revolution
Spies and Commissars: The Early Years of the Russian Revolution
by Robert Service
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The early years of Bolshevik rule were marked by dynamic interaction between Russia and the West. These years of civil war in Russia were years when the West strove to understand the new communist regime while also seeking to undermine it. Meanwhile, the... (read more)

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Russia: A 1,000 Year Chronicle of the Wild East
Russia: A 1,000 Year Chronicle of the Wild East
by Martin Sixsmith
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Soon to be a major motion picture starring Judi Dench: the heartbreaking true story of an Irishwoman and the secret she kept for 50 years When she became pregnant as a teenager in Ireland in 1952, Philomena Lee was sent to a convent to be looked after as... (read more)

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The Russian Revolution (Brief Insight)
The Russian Revolution (Brief Insight)
by S A Smith
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The fall of Soviet Russia inspired many people to reflect on the significance of the Russian Revolution, and the horrors of Stalin's regime that followed. Historian S.A. Smith uses new sources to examine the events of 1917 to 1936 and their impact on... (read more)

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Sedition: Everyday Resistance in the Soviet Union Under Khrushchev and Brezhnev (Annals of Communism)
Sedition: Everyday Resistance in the Soviet Union Under Khrushchev and Brezhnev (Annals of Communism)
by Benjamin Nathans
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This book explores Soviet prosecution records to tell the hidden story of ordinary citizens who were arrested for expressing discontent during the Khrushchev and Brezhnev years.... (read more)

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Motherland a Philosophical History of Russia
Motherland a Philosophical History of Russia
by Lesley Chamberlain
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Trade paperback. Radical new interpretation of Russian history examining its philosophy and religion.... (read more)

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Conspirator: Lenin in Exile
Conspirator: Lenin in Exile
by Helen Rappaport
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Helen Rappaports Conspirator is a vivid account of Vladimir I. Lenins years of exile in Europe, showing that this often-overlooked period shaped the life of one of the 20th centurys most important figures. In the years leading up to the Russian... (read more)

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Siberian Education: Growing Up in a Criminal Underworld
Siberian Education: Growing Up in a Criminal Underworld
by Nicolai Lilin
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In a contested, lawless region between Moldova and Ukraine known as Transnistria, a tightly knit group of "honest criminals" live according to strict codes of ritualized respect and fierce loyalty. In a voice utterly compelling and unforgettable, Nicolai... (read more)

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Lost and Found in Russia: Lives in the Post-Soviet Landscape
Lost and Found in Russia: Lives in the Post-Soviet Landscape
by Susan Richards
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After the fall of communism, Russia was in a state of shock. The sudden and dramatic change left many people adrift and uncertain—but also full of a tentative but tenacious hope. Returning again and again to the provincial hinterlands of this... (read more)

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Putin's Oil: The Yukos Affair and the Struggle for Russia
Putin's Oil: The Yukos Affair and the Struggle for Russia
by Martin Sixsmith
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