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Inside the Soviet empire

the myth and the reality

by Nora Beloff

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Published by Times Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Soviet Union
    • Subjects:
    • Beloff, Nora.,
    • Soviet Union -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Nora Beloff.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDK29 .B44 1980
      The Physical Object
      Pagination188 p. ;
      Number of Pages188
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4432248M
      ISBN 100812908783
      LC Control Number79066844

      “[A Failed Empire] draw[s] on abundant new primary sources to refine our understanding of the Cold War, turning it from a melodrama into a nuanced tragedy Rich in new information and fresh interpretation. Zubok reveals the full extent of Stalin's brutal post-World War II suppression of the Soviet People.”--Washington Post Book World.   The book is a compilation of short stories (each chapter a dozen pages or so) about the author's first-hand experiences in the Gorbachev's Soviet Union. From Baltic to Sakhalin and from coal miners to Gorbachev himself, from Stalin to Yeltsin and from Solzhenitsyn to Sakharov, the book paints the picture of the monolith's fall.5/5(5).

      Path-breaking study of the role played by nationalism in the disintegration of the Soviet Union; by d'ncausse (Confiscated Power, ), the third woman ever elected to the AcadÇmie Franáaise. D'ncausse notes that the breakup of the vast Soviet empire- -the world's last empire—astonished the world as well as the Soviet leaders themselves, who once again appeared to have been prisoners of Author: Hélène Carrère D'encausse. Lenin's Tomb: The Last Days of the Soviet Empire is a book by American author David cited as an example of New Journalism, it won the Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction in The book is equal parts history and eyewitness account, covering the collapse of the Soviet g with the excavation of the corpses of Poles killed in the Katyn massacre, Lenin's Tomb begins.

      Inside the abandoned Soviet base the Cold War left behind It is 30 years since the tumultuous events of , when the Berlin Wall fell, the Iron Curtain lifted and the Soviet Empire began to crumble.   KYIV -- In November , Vital Fedorchuk, head of the Ukraine branch of the Soviet KGB, wrote a top-secret memo to the head of the republic's Central Committee, warning of a .


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In meticulous detail, Crozier follows the Soviet conquests across Europe and into Asia, Africa, and the Western Hemisphere. He Cited by: The Soviet Empire in Eastern Europe was always about securing Russia's borders rather than spreading Communism.

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Remnick takes us through the tumultuous year Cited by: “Synthesizing memoir, history, and policy analysis, Dick Combs’s book combines an instructive inside account of a high-ranking American diplomat’s years in the Soviet Union with a critical analysis of the evolution of Soviet thinking about world affairs.

Inside The Soviet Army describes the general organisation, doctrine, and strategy of the Soviet armed forces (the term Army being used to cover not only the Land Forces, but also Strategic Rocket, Air Defence, Air, and Naval forces).

Suvorov explains his view on the political realities of the USSR, where everything is subordinated to maintain the Communist regime's.4/5. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize One of the Best Books of the Year: The New York Times From the editor of The New Yorker: a riveting account of the collapse of the Soviet Union, which has become the standard book on the ’s Tomb combines the global vision of the best historical scholarship with the immediacy of eyewitness journalism.

Remnick takes us through the tumultuous year /5(86). Inside the Soviet Army, is a book by Viktor Suvorov, which describes the general organisation, doctrine, and strategy of the Soviet armed forces.

United States military reviewers described this book as one of the most important in its field published in the previous decade.

Suvorov was a veteran of the Soviet armed forces and military intelligence. He had defected to the United Kingdom in and published his first book Author: Viktor Suvorov. At more than pages, the book spans the “red century”, reaching into the 21st, from the rare vantage point of a subjugated republic on the fringes of the Russian and Soviet empires, the Author: Maya Jaggi.

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His most recent book is The Bridge, a biography of Barack Obama. His previous book, King of the World, a biography of Muhammad Ali, was selected by Time as the top nonfiction book of the year. Lenin's Tomb: The Last Days of the Soviet Empire won a Pulitzer Prize.4/5(12).

An important book by two members of a new generation of Russian historians. Using newly (but somewhat arbitrarily) declassified files, they have set out to explore the ``background, psychology, motives, and behavior of Soviet rulers'' from Stalin to Khrushchev.

Zubok (Senior Fellow/National Security Archive, Washington) and Pleshakov (Director, Pacific Studies/Institute of US and Canada. The Red Book of the Peoples of the Russian Empire is a book about the small nations of the Russian Empire, the Soviet Union, and the Russia and some other post-Soviet states of today.

It was published in Estonian in and in English in The foreword of the book explains the book's approach by saying, "the authors of the present book, who come from a country (Estonia) which has shared. Books shelved as soviet-history: Everyday Stalinism: Ordinary Life in Extraordinary Times: Soviet Russia in the s by Sheila Fitzpatrick, Stalin: Volu.

From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. The rise and fall of the Soviet Empire User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Crozier, who has written scores of books on communism since the s (his latest being The Gorbachev Phenomenon: "Peace" and the Secret War), cut his teeth by working the real world of news.

A well-known British journalist's adventures on a trip to less travelled parts of the U.S.S.R. in search of an answer to the question: How does Moscow hold its multinational empire together. She does not give us the answer but provides a lively account of her experience with the realities of Soviet life, including the ministrations of the KGB, which detained and interrogated her at length.

My Copy is called "Inside the Soviet Army Today"- but Today was when this book came out- so it's perfect for Games like "Team Yankee" and other games. The focus on the late 70s/80s- Afghanistan and the late Cold War era makes it ideal for the Gamer of the period/5. An American academic describes the breakup of the Soviet Union and the formation of an independent Latvia from the vantage point of Riga, where he was acting as an advisor to the Latvian Parliament and was a visiting faculty member at the time of the events.

This description is unusual for several reasons--the author was based in Riga rather than Moscow or Leningrad, where most reporters lived.

Familiar Strangers The Georgian Diaspora and the Evolution of Soviet Empire Erik R. Scott. Argues that the Soviet Union was not a Russian-dominated empire, but was instead an empire of diasporas. Based on research conducted in multiple languages, interviews, and previously untapped archival sources in Russia and Georgia.

It is 30 years since the tumultuous events ofwhen the Berlin Wall fell, the Iron Curtain lifted and the Soviet Empire began to crumble. As part of a .As the United States ambassador to Moscow during the Gorbachev period and Ronald Reagan's full-time go-between with the Soviet leadership, Jack Matlock couldn't have been in a better position to observe the collapse of the Soviet Union.

A career diplomat, fluent in Russian, with a scholarly grasp of Russian history and culture, Matlock served in the USSR for most of his career and knew the men.As prize-winning historian Serhii Plokhy reveals in The Last Empire, the collapse of the Soviet Union was anything but the handiwork of the United States.

Bush, in fact, was firmly committed to supporting Gorbachev as he attempted to hold together the USSR in the /5(67).