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Political Science - World - Russian & Former Soviet Union
Author: Fiona Hill and Clifford G. Gaddy | Narrator: Ellen Archer
Release Date: February 18, 2020
From the KGB to the Kremlin: a multidimensional portrait of the man at war with the West. Where do Vladimir Putin's ideas come from? How does he look at the outside world? What does he want, and how far is he willing to go?The great lesson of the out...
Author: Joshua Yaffa | Narrator: Fred Sanders
Release Date: January 14, 2020
From a leading journalist in Moscow and correspondent for The New Yorker, a groundbreaking portrait of modern Russia and the inner struggles of the people who sustain Vladimir Putin’s rule In this rich and novelistic tour of cont...
Author: Andy Greenberg | Narrator: Mark Bramhall
Release Date: November 05, 2019
“Immensely readable…A hair-raising, cautionary tale about the burgeoning, post-Stuxnet world of state-sponsored hackers.” —Washington PostFrom Wired senior writer Andy Greenberg comes the true story of the most devastating cy...
Author: Simon Sebag Montefiore | Narrator: Jonathan Aris
Release Date: August 06, 2019
Fifty years after his death, Stalin remains a figure of powerful and dark fascination. The almost unfathomable scale of his crimes–as many as 20 million Soviets died in his purges and infamous Gulag–has given him the lasting distinction a...
Author: Masha Gessen | Narrator: Masha Gessen
Release Date: April 30, 2019
National Book Award winner Masha Gessen's biography of a ruthless man's ascent to near-absolute power.“In a country where journalists critical of the government have a way of meeting untimely deaths, Ms. Gessen has shown remarkable courage in r...
Author: Craig Unger | Narrator: Jason Culp
Release Date: August 14, 2018
THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER“The story Unger weaves with those earlier accounts and his original reporting is fresh, illuminating and more alarming than the intelligence channel described in the Steele dossier.”—The Washington...
Author: Masha Gessen | Narrator: Masha Gessen
Release Date: October 03, 2017
WINNER OF THE 2017 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD IN NONFICTIONFINALIST FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARDS WINNER OF THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY'S HELEN BERNSTEIN BOOK AWARD  NAMED A BEST BOOK OF 2017 BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW,&#...
The magnum opus and latest work from Svetlana Alexievich, the 2015 winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature—a symphonic oral history about the disintegration of the Soviet Union and the emergence of a new Russia When the Swedish Academy awarded ...
Author: Simon Sebag Montefiore | Narrator: Simon Russell Beale
Release Date: May 03, 2016
The Romanovs were the most successful dynasty of modern times, ruling a sixth of the world’s surface for three centuries. How did one family turn a war-ruined principality into the world’s greatest empire? And how did they lose it all? &#...
Author: Giles Whittell | Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Release Date: August 04, 2015
The dramatic events behind the Oscar-winning film, Bridge of Spies, tracing the paths leading to the first and most legendary prisoner exchange between East and West at Berlin's Glienicke Bridge and Checkpoint Charlie on February 10, 1962. Bridge of ...
Author: David E. Hoffman | Narrator: Dan Woren
Release Date: July 07, 2015
From the author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning history The Dead Hand comes the riveting story of a spy who cracked open the Soviet military research establishment and a penetrating portrait of the CIA’s Moscow station, an outpost of daring ...
Author: Alan S. Cowell | Narrator: John Lee
Release Date: August 05, 2008
In a page-turning narrative that reads like a thriller, an award-winning journalist exposes the troubling truth behind the world’s first act of nuclear terrorism.On November 1, 2006, Alexander Litvinenko sipped tea in London’s Millennium ...