The stories are bleak and very reminiscent of the stories taking place in Communist Russia – snow, poverty, alcoholism, dead-end jobs,
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It is unclear what role Koba plays in Stalin’s government, except that he is a very high, and admired advisor. Koba, like Stalin, also came from Georgia and, like Stalin, excuses the crimes which the regime commits as a path to a greater “worker’s paradise”. It is a very interesting exercise to explain such concepts to an audience, especially if they’re ten year olds. Koba, at points, seem to be trying to convince himself of the deeds he is a part of, instead of convincing Leon
The author goes through what this idea meant and how it shaped our nation, and others. He goes to write about what the abandonment of this idea cost the United States in terms of principals, good will, influence, blood, and treasure.
The Names Heard Long Ago: How the Golden Age of Hungarian Soccer Shaped the Modern Game recounts how the Hungary’s changed the game of soccer to become a power.
A tightly woven fictional story taking place in old-school Russia where Big Brother is everywhere and a fabricated incriminating charge is just a step away
In Eye of the Red Tsar, a fictional tale with historical accuracy, Sam Eastland introduced his audience to the Tsar’s personal detective Inspector Pekkala
A Tale of One January by Albert Maltz is a historical-fiction story of two women who escaped from a Nazi death March in January, 1945
The book describes the long relationship between Polish & US intelligence agencies. Poland has been trying to come out from under the heavy hand of the Russians
Eyewitness: A Personal Account of the Unraveling of the Soviet Union by Vladimir Pozner is an account of the 72 hour coup tried to overthrow Mikhail Gorbachev
Zuleikha by Guzel Yakhina is a novel about a Tartar widow who has been exiled to Siberiawinner of the Yasnaya Polyana Literary Award & other Russian book awards