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The Two-Headed Eagle: Faces of Russian Foreign Policy - History of Actions in the Near Abroad of Central and Eastern Europe, Stalin through the Cold War to Vladimir Putin, Restoring Regional Hegemony
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 64,360. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian, Nonfiction » History » European
The former Soviet states in Central and Eastern Europe comprise a prominent portion of the Russian Federation's "Near Abroad." During and since World War II, these countries have alternately served as an adversary avenue of approach and a security zone for the Soviet Union.
Out of Latvia - The son of a Latvian immigrant searches for his roots
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 73,640. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » European
Peter Jirgens tells the story of his youth as the son of a Latvian immigrant in Australia. He shares his father’s stories of life under Soviet rule and dreams of seeing Latvia himself. In1980, despite the possibility of being drafted into the Soviet army or sent to Siberia, Peter enters Latvia. His thirst for adventure almost costs him his life.
Схватка
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 80,580. Language: Russian. Published: October 17, 2016 by kniharnia.by. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Книга «Схватка» продолжает цикл о пане Кмитиче, начатый романами «Огненный всадник» и «Тропою волка». Что касается исторических фактов, то единственное искажение, к которому прибегает автор — это сжатие времени, ибо даже в трех пухлых книгах не описать все значимые события тех огненных тринадцати лет ужасной войны.
Тропою волка
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 118,780. Language: Russian. Published: October 17, 2016 by kniharnia.by. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Книга «Тропою волка» продолжает роман-эпопею М. Голденкова «Пан Кмитич», начатую в книге «Огненный всадник». Во второй половине 1650-х годов на огромном просторе от балтийских берегов до черноморской выпаленной степи, от вавельского замка до малородных смоленских подзолков унесло апокалипсическим половодьем страшной для Беларуси войны половину населения...
Analyzing the Rationales Behind Russia's Intervention in Ukraine - Euromaidan, Russian Strategic Gains, Putin's Background, 2008 Russo-Georgian War, Communism to Authoritarianism, Olympics, Crimea
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 52,560. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Russian
This study examines the rationales behind Russian President Vladimir Putin's decision to intervene in Ukraine through the lenses of neoclassical realism and prospect theory. The risk-acceptant decision to employ hybrid warfare in Crimea was fundamentally due to Putin's loss aversion.
Admiral Gorshkov on "Navies in War and Peace" - Analysis of the Cold War Soviet Navy, Use of Russian Naval Forces in Wartime and Peacetime, USSR Military Strategy, Politico-Strategic Approach to War
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 60,070. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book summarizes and analyzes the series of articles entitled "Navies in War and Peace" by Soviet Navy Commander-in-Chief, Admiral of the Fleet Sergey Gorshkov, USSR, during the Cold War.
U.S. Strategic Interests and Georgia's Prospects for NATO Membership - Russian Aggression in Georgia and Ukraine, Fear in Central and Eastern European Nations, Georgia Geostrategic Importance
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 120,790. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique study analyzes Georgia's geostrategic importance and investigates links between Georgian and U.S. foreign policies as they relate to NATO enlargement.
Час second-hand
Price: Free! Words: 133,900. Language: Belarusian. Published: December 7, 2015 by kniharnia.by. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
“Час second-hand” — кніга пісьменніцы Святланы Алексіевіч, апошняя з серыі, прысвечанай “гісторыі вялікай і страшнай утопіі — камунізму”: Вялікая Айчынная вайна, Афганістан, Чарнобыль і, нарэшце, развал сацыялістычнай імперыі... Кніга перакладзеная на многія еўрапейскія мовы і ўжо атрымала прэстыжныя прэміі нямецкіх кнігадрукароў і французскіх медыяў.
Serbia in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Serbian Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Security, Belgrade, Novi Sad, Nis, Subotica, Dusan, Balkan Wars, Tito, Kosovo, Danube, Tisza
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 150,170. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » European
This is a professionally-formatted, free flowing ebook reproduction of unique, up-to-date guides produced by the Department of Defense that provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Serbia.
Poland in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Polish Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Security, Gomulka, Gierek, Collapse of Communism, Warsaw, Lodz, Krakow, Gdansk, Lublin, Oder
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 155,580. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
This is a professionally-formatted, free flowing ebook reproduction of unique, up-to-date guides produced by the Department of Defense that provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Poland.
Uzbekistan in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Uzbek Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Security, Customs, Tashkent, Samarkand, Uzbeks, Kazakhs, Kyrgyz, Tajiks, Andijan Massacre
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 137,900. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
These unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Uzbekistan, with a special emphasis on geography, history, the economy, society, security and military matters, religion, traditions, urban and rural life, ethnic groups, crime, the environment, government, holidays, gender issues and much more.
Turkmenistan in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Turkmen Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Security, Customs, Rural and Urban Life, Ashgabat, Turkmenbashi, Atrek River, Soviet Era
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 148,930. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » European
These unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Turkmenistan, with a special emphasis on geography, history, the economy, society, security and military matters, religion, traditions, urban and rural life, ethnic groups, crime, the environment, government, holidays, gender issues and much more.
Kazakhstan in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Kazakh Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Security, Customs, Rural and Urban Life, Almaty, Astana, Caspian, Aral Sea, Khanate, Russian
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 162,940. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
These unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Kazakhstan, with a special emphasis on geography, history, the economy, society, security and military matters, religion, traditions, urban and rural life, ethnic groups, crime, the environment, government, holidays, gender issues and much more.
Georgia in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Religion, Customs, Urban and Rural Life, Black Sea, Sakartvelo, Caucasus, T'bilisi, Supra, Stalin
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 142,210. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
This unique guide produced by the Department of Defense provides comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Georgia, with a special emphasis on geography, history, the economy, society, security and military matters, religion, traditions, urban and rural life, ethnic groups, crime, the environment, government, holidays, gender issues and much more.
Czech Republic in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Security, Religion, Prague, Praha, Brno, Communism, Velvet Revolution, Elbe River
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 155,460. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
These two unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in the Czech Republic, with a special emphasis on geography, history, the economy, society, security and military matters, religion, traditions, urban and rural life, ethnic groups, crime, the environment, government, holidays, gender issues and much more.
How United States Shot Humanity: Muslims Ruined; Europe Next
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,990. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy, Nonfiction » History » European
“How United States Shot Humanity: Muslims Ruined; Europe Next” traces the present crisis from the end of Cold War. The principal actors in this macabre drama; their evil designs; the big picture of impending crisis and the solution which lies decades ahead in the womb of future—if humanity still has one. As the world, especially Europe, sits on a ticking bomb, our children might have no future.
My Auntie Zoya
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 146,410. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014 by Tanya Goodwin. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » History » European
A novel based on the life of my Aunt Zoya, stage name, Zoya Valevska, a Russian and European star of ballet, theater, film, and opera.
Ukraine, Georgia, and Belarus: An Analysis of Democracy and Democratic Institutions, Stability, Economic Development, Prosperity, Orange Revolution, Chernobyl
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 92,430. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
While no country strictly follows similar patterns of democratic institutionalization, there is a variable that defines the rate of success of their efforts: their political culture.
Essential Guide to Transnistria and the Transniestrian Contest in Moldova: Russia, NATO, European Union, Ukraine, OSCE, "Frozen" Conflict
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 256,420. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Russian
Nine reports, studies, and documents provide special insight into the Transniestrian conflict which features prominently in the ongoing drama between Ukraine and Russia.
Ukraine Reports: Conflicting Identities in Crimea, Fragmented Ukraine, NATO Membership Candidacy, Russian Energy Policies, Ukraine at a Crossroads - Implications for America and Europe
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 149,560. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Russian
Six reports, studies, and documents provide special insight into current events in the Ukraine, with detailed discussions of vital interests of particular interest during the ongoing crisis involving Russian aggression.

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