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Soviet States Post 1985


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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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Putin's Kleptocracy: Who Owns Russia?
Putin's Kleptocracy: Who Owns Russia?
by Karen Dawisha
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The raging question in the world today is who is the real Vladimir Putin and what are his intentions. Karen Dawisha's brilliant Putin's Kleptocracy provides an answer, describing how Putin got to power, the cabal he brought with him, the billions they... (read more)

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Once Upon a Time in Russia: The Rise of the Oligarchs a True Story of Ambition, Wealth, Betrayal, and Murder
Once Upon a Time in Russia: The Rise of the Oligarchs a True Story of Ambition, Wealth, Betrayal, and Murder
by Ben Mezrich
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The bestselling author of Bringing Down the House (sixty-three weeks on the New York Times bestseller list and the basis for the hit movie 21) and The Accidental Billionaires (the basis for the Academy Award–winning film The Social Network... (read more)

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Limonov: the Outrageous Adventures of the Radical Soviet Poet Who Became a Bum in New York, a Sensation in France, and a Political Antihero in Russia (14 Edition)
Limonov: the Outrageous Adventures of the Radical Soviet Poet Who Became a Bum in New York, a Sensation in France, and a Political Antihero in Russia (14 Edition)
by Emmanuel Carrere
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A thrilling page-turner that also happens to be the biography of one of Russias most controversial figures This is how Emmanuel Carrère, the magnetic journalist, novelist, filmmaker, and chameleon, describes his subject: “Limonov is not... (read more)

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Putinism: Russia and Its Future with the West
Putinism: Russia and Its Future with the West
by Walter Laqueur
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There is no question that tensions between Russia and American are on the rise.  The forced annexation of Crimea, the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight 17, and the Russian governments treatment of homosexuals have created diplomatic standoffs and... (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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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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This book blows the cobwebs off antiquated notions of Russia as a nation doomed to tragedy. Twenty-eight Russians who came of age during or after the fall of the Soviet Union share their hopes, fears and accomplishments of recent years. While many... (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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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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"That is an extraordinary work is, for anyone who has known Russia, beyond question."--George... (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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Oligarchs (11 Edition)
Oligarchs (11 Edition)
by Hoffman David
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In this saga of brilliant triumphs and magnificent failures, David E. Hoffman, the former Moscow bureau chief for the Washington Post, sheds light on the hidden lives of Russias most feared power brokers: the oligarchs. Focusing on six of these ruthless... (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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Londongrad: From Russia with Cash: The Inside Story of the Oligarchs
Londongrad: From Russia with Cash: The Inside Story of the Oligarchs
by Mark Hollingsworth
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A dazzling tale of incredible wealth, ferocious disputes, beautiful women, private jets, mega-yachts, the world's best soccer players, and chauffeur-driven Range Rovers with tinted windows The amazing true story of how London became home to the... (read more)

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Not by Bread Alone: Social Support in the New Russia
Not by Bread Alone: Social Support in the New Russia
by Melissa L Caldwell
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Melissa L. Caldwell has recently been appointed Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the University of California, Santa Cruz, after serving as Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Northeastern University.... (read more)

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The End of Eurasia: Russia on the Border Between Geopolitics and Globalization
The End of Eurasia: Russia on the Border Between Geopolitics and Globalization
by Dmitri Trenin
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In a work sure to be welcomed by the American and European foreign policy establishments, Trenin (Carnegie Moscow Center) argues that the Russian government should abandon any aspirations toward the traditional Russian state that once encompassed a... (read more)

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A Backpack, a Bear, and Eight Crates of Vodka
A Backpack, a Bear, and Eight Crates of Vodka
by Lev Golinkin
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LEV GOLINKIN came to the United States as a child refugee from the former Soviet Union. He is a graduate of Boston College (2004) who currently resides in New Jersey. This is his first book.... (read more)

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Putin and the Rise of Russia
Putin and the Rise of Russia
by Michael Stuermer
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"Historian Stuermer attempts to shed light on Vladimir Putin's 2000 — 2008 presidency and his vision for a new Russia in this thorough but poorly organized and overly complex book. Putin is 'a man from nowhere,' an understated and effective KGB... (read more)

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Russian Diary
Russian Diary
by Anna Politkovskaya
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My Fellow Prisoners
My Fellow Prisoners
by Mikhail Khodorkovsky
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Mikhail Khodorkovsky was Russia's leading businessman and an outspoken Kremlin critic. Under his leadership, the oil company Yukos revived the Russian oil industry, and as the company thrived, he began sponsoring programs to encourage civil society and... (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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An important story for our era: How the American Dream went wrong for two immigrants, and the nightmare that resulted. The facts of the tragedy are established: On April 15, 2013, two homemade bombs fashioned from pressure cookers exploded near the... (read more)

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