The New Tsar

Author: Steven Lee Myers
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1471130657
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A gripping, page-turning narrative about Russian power and prestige, the book depicts a cool and calculating leader with enormous ambition and few scruples.

G M L Dev

Author: Kazuo Ishiguro
ISBN: 9789750831751
Size: 52.85 MB
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Roman om en quest, en søgen, og scenen er sat i et mytisk engelsk landskab i tiden efter kong Arthur.

Misinterpreting Modern Russia

Author: Bruno S. Sergi
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1441103325
Size: 18.32 MB
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Chapter One From the Reign of Lies to Modern Russia— An Astonishing Story In
seeking authentic insight into Russian history, this book examines the past three
decades, from former president Mikhail Gorbachev's high hopes, through the
former president Boris Yeltsin's years, and finally to the rise to power of Vladimir
Putin. I disentangle problems and interpret the gross social injustice that set the
stage for Putin's policy response on behalf of the Russians. This requires
dissolving ...

When Parties Prosper

Author: Kay Lawson
Publisher: Lynne Rienner Pub
Size: 39.20 MB
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... Gennady Zyuganov. Yeltsin's reign has been called an "elective autocracy" —
with him as the elected autocrat and little organized opposition — or "democracy
by disorder." Today's new charismatic strongman is Vladimir Putin, with his ... 259
-284) and the disintegration of the Soviet Union — Putin's meteoric rise from KGB
chief to the head of the national government was the solution to a bottomless
popular sense of insecurity: the security consolidation of Russia. Responding to
the ...