Keywords: russian and former soviet union

First Person

First Person


Vladimir Putin
Nataliya Gevorkyan
Natalya Timakova
Andrei Kolesnikov

ISBN: 9780786723270
Year of publication: 2000

Vladimir Putin with Nataliya Gevorkyan, Natalya Timakova, and Andrei Kolesnikov FIRST PERSON An Astonishingly Frank Self-Portrait by Russias President Vladimir Putin In fact, I have had a very simple life. Everything is an open book. I finished school and went to university. I graduated from university and went to the KGB. I finished the KGB and went back to university. After university, I went to work for Sobchak. From Sobchak, to Moscow and to the General Department. Then to the Presidential ...

Keywords: Presidents and Heads of State Russian and Former Soviet Union
War with Russia

War with Russia


Richard Shirreff

ISBN: 9781681441375
Year of publication: 2016

General Sir Richard Shirreff WAR WITH RUSSIA AN URGENT WARNING FROM SENIOR MILITARY COMMAND To my friends in Latvia, Estonia, and Lithuania. Men and women who understand the price of freedom. Foreword Admiral James Stavridis, US Navy Retired, former Supreme Allied Commander Europe AT HIS CONFIRMATION hearing in the summer of 2015, General Mark Milley, the new Chief of US Army Staff, was asked by the Senate Armed Services Committee what was the greatest threat to the Americanand Westerndemocratic ...

Keywords: anti-Russian fiction international relations political science propaganda Russian and former Soviet Union world
The Soviet Century

The Soviet Century


Moshe Lewin

ISBN: 9781784780661
Year of publication: 2016

Moshe Lewin THE SOVIET CENTURY Edited by Gregory Elliott PREFACE The Soviet Union is no more. As some like to put it, Its history meaning Forget all that. Politicians, academics and the media elaborate on this formula in accordance with their specific interests and perspectives. But the term history is rich in meanings and the Soviet era is still recent history. Even if their numbers are declining, the majority of the populations of Russia and the other republics of the ex-Soviet Union were ...

Keywords: 20th Century Communism Europe Ideologies and Doctrines International and World Politics Politics and Government Politics and Social Sciences Radicalism Russia Russian and Former Soviet Union Socialism
Don't Trust, Don't Fear, Don't Beg

Don't Trust, Don't Fear, Don't Beg


Ben Stewart

ISBN: 9781620971109
Year of publication: 2015

Ben Stewart DONT TRUST DONT FEAR DONT BEG The Extraordinary Story of the Arctic 30 Dear future generations: Please accept our apologies. We were rolling drunk on petroleum. Kurt Vonnegut For the families of the Arctic 30, and for my own MAP FOREWORD Hi, Paul McCartney here. 1968. That was quite a year. The people were on the streets, revolution was in the air, we released the White Album, and perhaps the most influential photograph of all time was taken by an astronaut called William Anders. It ...

Keywords: Diplomacy Greenpeace International Relations Law Prirazlomnaya Russian and Former Soviet Union
A Very Expensive Poison

A Very Expensive Poison


Luke Harding

ISBN: 9781783350957
Year of publication: 2016

Luke Harding A VERY EXPENSIVE POISON The Definitive Story of the Murder of Litvinenko and Russias War with the West Dioxin: Any of three unsaturated heterocyclic compounds, two having the formula C4H6O2 and the third C4H4O2 Gelsemium: A colourless, inodorous, bitter alkaloidal substance obtained from the root of G. sempervirens Polonium: A highly radioactive metallic element, discovered in 1898 by Professor and Marie Curie in pitchblende Ricin: An extremely toxic lectin present in the seeds of ...

Keywords: Criminology Intelligence and Espionage Russian and Former Soviet Union True Crime