Mr Putin

Author: Fiona Hill
Publisher: Brookings Institution Press
ISBN: 0815723768
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Two experts dissect the personality of top Russian political figure Vladamir Putin, delineating the different faces he wears depending on the situation with which he is confronted.

The Siberian Curse

Author: Fiona Hill
Publisher: Brookings Institution Press
ISBN: 0815796188
Size: 15.54 MB
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In this highly-original work, Fiona Hill and Clifford Gaddy argue that Russia's geography, history, and monumental mistakes perpetrated by Soviet planners have locked it into a dead-end path to economic ruin.

Wheel Of Fortune

Author: Thane Gustafson
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674070798
Size: 58.51 MB
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Gustafson provides an authoritative account of the Russian oil industry from the last years of communism to its uncertain future. The stakes extend beyond global energy security to include the threat of a destabilized Russia.

A Sense Of The Enemy

Author: Zachary Shore
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199987378
Size: 50.79 MB
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A bold explanation of how and why national leaders are able—or unable—to correctly analyze and predict the intentions of foreign rivals

First Person

Author: Vladimir Putin
Publisher: PublicAffairs
ISBN: 0786723270
Size: 47.37 MB
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How can we trust him if we don't know him? First Person is an intimate, candid portrait of the man who holds the future of Russia in his grip.

Vladimir Putin

Author: Thomas Streissguth
Publisher: Twenty-First Century Books
ISBN: 9780822523741
Size: 61.97 MB
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Traces the life of Vladimir Putin from his childhood in Leningrad, dreaming of becoming a spy, through his work as an agent for the KGB, to his political work, including his time as president of Russia.

Russia S Addiction

Author: Clifford G. Gaddy
Publisher: Brookings Institution Press
ISBN: 0815727739
Size: 38.95 MB
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In Russia’s Addiction, Clifford Gaddy and Barry Ickes argue that the country’s addiction to oil and gas are a comparable to a physiological compulsion—the country understands that it is destroying itself by continuing down this road, ...

The Man Without A Face

Author: Masha Gessen
Publisher: Granta Books
ISBN: 1847085962
Size: 48.57 MB
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The Man Without a Face is the chilling account of how a small-minded, low-level KGB operative came to control the world's largest country and, in an astonishingly short time, destroyed years of progress, making Russia once more a threat to ...

Russia S Carnival

Author: Christoph Neidhart
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780742520424
Size: 16.91 MB
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Neidhart convincingly argues that Russia is a different country from the Soviet Union, growing into a Western-style, middle-class society with a free market and a democratic polity. Visit our website for sample chapters!