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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 & Commissars the Early Years of the Russian Revolution
Spies & 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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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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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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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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Letters from Russia (New York Review Books Classics)
Letters from Russia (New York Review Books Classics)
by Astolphe De Custine
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Edited by the winner of the 2000 Prix Goncourt Lyceens, Astolphe de Custines report on his visit to Russia in 1839 is a perceptive, even prophetic, reckoning with the institutions and character of a powerful, troubled country. Lauded by Louis Auchincloss... (read more)

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The Man Without a Face: The Unlikely Rise of Vladimir Putin
The Man Without a Face: The Unlikely Rise of Vladimir Putin
by Masha Gessen
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Early in the morning of February 21, 2012, five young women entered the enormous Cathedral of Christ the Savior in Moscow, took off their overcoats to expose neon dresses, tights, and balaclavas, climbed up on the dais and began to perform a “punk... (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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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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Voices from Chernobyl: The Oral History of a Nuclear Disaster
Voices from Chernobyl: The Oral History of a Nuclear Disaster
by Svetlana Alexievich
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Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award On April 26, 1986, the worst nuclear reactor accident in history occurred in Chernobyl and contaminated as much as three quarters of Europe. Voices from Chernobyl is the first book to present personal... (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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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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Just Send Me Word: A True Story of Love and Survival in the Gulag
Just Send Me Word: A True Story of Love and Survival in the Gulag
by Orlando Figes
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“A book to astonish readers:  never before has Stalins Gulag been the setting for a love affair.  This powerful narrative by a distinguished historian will take its place not just in history but in literature.”—Robert K... (read more)

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Between East and West: The Origins of Modern Russia: 862-1953
Between East and West: The Origins of Modern Russia: 862-1953
by R D Charques
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A classic work now back in print for the first time since 1956--and still regarded as one of the groundbreaking books on the subject--this narrative history of Russia was the first to encompass the myth-befogged beginnings of the nation-state, the rise... (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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