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Red Notice: A True Story of High Finance, Murder, and One Man S Fight for Justice
Red Notice: A True Story of High Finance, Murder, and One Man S Fight for Justice
by Bill Browder
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A real-life political thriller about an American financier in the Wild East of Russia, the murder of his principled young tax attorney, and his dangerous mission to expose the Kremlinand#8217;s corruption.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Bill Browderand#8217... (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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Nothing Is True and Everything Is Possible: The Surreal Heart of the New Russia
Nothing Is True and Everything Is Possible: The Surreal Heart of the New Russia
by Peter Pomerantsev
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In the new Russia, even dictatorship is a reality show. Professional killers with the souls of artists, would-be theater directors turned Kremlin puppet-masters, suicidal supermodels, Helland#8217;s Angels who hallucinate themselves as holy warriors, and... (read more)

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Kremlin Rising: Vladimir Putin's Russia and the End of Revolution
Kremlin Rising: Vladimir Putin's Russia and the End of Revolution
by Peter Baker and Susan Glasser
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In the tradition of Hedrick Smith's The Russians, Robert G. Kaiser's Russia: The People and the Power, and David Remnick's Lenin's Tomb comes an eloquent and eye-opening chronicle of Vladimir Putin's Russia, from this generation's leading Moscow... (read more)

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Life Exposed: Biological Citizens After Chernobyl
Life Exposed: Biological Citizens After Chernobyl
by Adriana Petryna
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The implicit questions that inevitably underlie German bioethics are the same ones that have pervaded all of German public life for decades: How could the Holocaust have happened? And how can Germans make sure that it will never happen again? In Reasons... (read more)

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Imperium
Imperium
by Ryszard Kapuscinski
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By "the conjuror extraordinary of modern portage" (John le Carre)--a personal, brilliantly detailed exploration of the almost unfathomably complex Soviet empire. "When a writer of Mr. Kapuscinski's genius writes of the snows and the steppes of Siberia... (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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Overkill: Sex and Violence in Contemporary Russian Popular Culture (Culture and Society After Socialism)
Overkill: Sex and Violence in Contemporary Russian Popular Culture (Culture and Society After Socialism)
by Eliot Borenstein
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This volume investigates Russian culture at the turn of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, with scholars from Britain, Sweden, Russia, and the United States exploring aspects of culture with regard to one overarching question: What is the impact... (read more)

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Putin Mystique: Inside Russia's Power Cult
Putin Mystique: Inside Russia's Power Cult
by Anna Arutunyan
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Arutunyan, an author, journalist, and editor who was born in the Soviet Union, grew up in the U.S., and currently lives in Russia, describes the current internal government in Russia and the rules and psychology that are hidden from or misunderstood... (read more)

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The Last Man in Russia: The Struggle to Save a Dying Nation
The Last Man in Russia: The Struggle to Save a Dying Nation
by Oliver Bullough
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Russia is dying from within. Oligarchs and oil barons may still dominate international news coverage, but their prosperity masks a deep-rooted demographic tragedy. Faced with staggering population decline—and near-certain economic collapse—... (read more)

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Vodka, tears, and Lenin's angel :my adventures in the wild and woolly former Soviet Union
Vodka, tears, and Lenin's angel :my adventures in the wild and woolly former Soviet Union
by Jennifer Gould
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Gould, now a staff reporter at The Village Voice, describes the strange and complicated world of the post-Communist former Soviet Union from the inside. She mingles with politicians and teenage age mafia millionaires, Western-educated Muslim women... (read more)

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Blowing Up Russia: The Secret Plot to Bring Back KGB Terror
Blowing Up Russia: The Secret Plot to Bring Back KGB Terror
by Alexande Litvinenko
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Blowing Up Russia contains the allegations of ex-spy Alexander Litvinenko against his former spymasters in Moscow which led to his being murdered in London in November 2006. In the book he and historian Yuri Felshtinsky detail how since 1999 the Russian... (read more)

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Black Earth: A Journey through Russia After the Fall
Black Earth: A Journey through Russia After the Fall
by Andrew Meier
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [481]-495) and index.... (read more)

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Russia's Fate Through Russian Eyes: Perspectives of a New Generation
Russia's Fate Through Russian Eyes: Perspectives of a New Generation
by Heyward Isham
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Blowing the cobwebs from antiquated notions of Russia as an enigmatic nation doomed to tragic failure, twenty-eight articulate and entrepreneurial young Russian men and women--representatives of a new generation who came of age during and after the fall... (read more)

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Black Earth : Journey Through Russia After the Fall (03 Edition)
Black Earth : Journey Through Russia After the Fall (03 Edition)
by Andrew Meier
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"A compassionate glimpse into the extremes where the new Russia meets the old," writes Robert Legvold () about Andrew Meier's enthralling new work. Journeying across a resurgent and reputedly free land, Meier has produced a virtuosic mix of nuanced... (read more)

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Lenin's Tomb: The Last Days of the Soviet Empire
Lenin's Tomb: The Last Days of the Soviet Empire
by David Remnick
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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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Organizing Women in Contemporary Russia: Engendering Transition
Organizing Women in Contemporary Russia: Engendering Transition
by Valerie Sperling
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A rich and clearly-written analysis of the women's movement in contemporary Russia.... (read more)

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Tomorrow You Go Home: One Man's Harrowing Imprisonment in a Modern-Day Russian Gulag
Tomorrow You Go Home: One Man's Harrowing Imprisonment in a Modern-Day Russian Gulag
by Tig Hague
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The haunting true story of a hardworking British businessman who became mired in the deadly, corruption-laden nightmare of Russia's current prison system — and lived to tell about it, thanks to a love affair that kept his hope alive and the efforts... (read more)

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Soviet System: From Crisis to Collapse
Soviet System: From Crisis to Collapse
by Alexander Dallin
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Gail W. Lapidus is senior fellow at the Institute for International Studies at Stanford University.... (read more)

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