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Nonfiction » History » Russian
Iron Blood: 300 Years of the Dmitri Kantemir Dynasty by Princess Eleonora Borisovna Kantemir
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,410. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2015 by Bettie Youngs Book Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » History » Russian
Prince Dmitri Kantemir, the Prince of Moldavia and Imperial Chancellor to Peter the Great, lived in forced exile for 22 yrs. He became a great writer, statesman, scientist. Centuries later American Ella Kantemir makes a startling discovery: she has a sister who shares her name—and her own true identity is that of a Princess: HSH Eleonora Borisovna Kantemir. 300 yrs. of intriguing Kantemir history.
Have Personality Disorder, Will Rule Russia: An Iconoclastic History by a Recovering Russophile by Jennifer Eremeeva
Price: Free! Words: 29,640. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Fans of Jennifer Eremeeva’s full-length book, Lenin Lives Next Door are sure to enjoy this further exploration of Russia’s soft underbelly in its companion piece on Russian history. Eremeeva’s unique fusion of humor and history, and inimitable writing style brings the riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma that is Russia into hilarious focus in this compact and highly readable primer.
How I escaped from the USSR by Dimitri Sokolenko (Дмитрий Соколенко), Alexander Feht (Александр Фет) (translator), & Martin Mador (translator)
Price: Free! Words: 17,290. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2015 by FEHT Inc. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » History » Russian
This autobiographical novella takes Dimitri Sokolenko from that gloomy farce of life in the USSR, through inane bureaucracy and danger, into India, Nepal, Pakistan, Italy and finally the United States. Translated by Alexander Feht and Martin Mador.
Keep Forever (Хранить вечно) by Aleksandr Sokolenko (А. К. Соколенко)
Price: Free! Words: 28,350. Language: Russian. Published: August 1, 2015 by FEHT Inc. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Aleksandr Sokolenko wrote his four stories about USSR labor camps in the months before his death, in 1970. His granddaughter, Maria Feht, has now collected them under the title Keep Forever. Александр Соколенко, написал свои четыре рассказа о сталинских лагерях в последние месяцы жизни, в 1970 г. Его внучка, Мария Фет, подготовила сборник этих рассказов под общим заголовком «Хранить вечно».
The Education of a Traitor: A Memoir of Growing Up in Cold War Russia by Svetlana Grobman
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,670. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Russian(5.00 from 1 review)
The Education of a Traitor: A Memoir of Growing Up in Cold War Russia is a luminous memoir that describes the coming of age of a young Jewish girl in an oppressive totalitarian society rife with hypocrisy and Antisemitism.
3 Hours in Siberia by David Hobson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,010. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » Russian
3 Hours in Siberia is a Short Travelogue. It covers a three hour period in the City of Irkutsk in Siberia. Hopefully you will enjoy reading, learn a little about Russia and pick up some useful Russian vocabulary. More than that, I hope it gives you the desire to visit Russia because I know you will find the whole experience to be, not necessarily life changing, but certainly life enhancing.
Russian Anti-Americanism: Origins and Implications - Vladimir Putin Biography, KGB, Russian Orthodox Church, Slavophiles and Westernizers, Putin and President George W. Bush, Nationalism, NATO by Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 134,890. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this military study of Russian Anti-Americanism and the recent collapse of post-Soviet relations also presents a fascinating and enlightening biography of Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Russia's Last Romanovs: In Their Own Words by Helen Azar
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 31,510. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian, Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography
Letters and diary entries of Russia's last imperial family, just prior to their execution.
A Hot Time in the Cold War, Moscow 1967-68 by Sam Warren
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,180. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(4.00 from 1 review)
The author describes what it was like living in the American Embassy in Moscow, USSR, from 1967-68 in the middle of the Cold War. He was a staff sergeant in the Defense Intelligence Agency who was also the part time editor of TWIM (This Week in Moscow) the only free press in the USSR.
The Russian Way of War: Post Soviet Adaptations in the Russian Military and Why the Russian Military Failed in Chechnya - Putin, Grozny, Chechen and Georgian War, South Ossetia, Abkhazia by Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 86,440. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Russian
Two interesting studies on the Russian military provide unique and thought-provoking information: The Russian Way of War: Post Soviet Adaptations in the Russian Military and Why the Russian Military Failed in Chechnya.
И будем живы by Teddy Bear, Jr
You set the price! Words: 97,570. Language: Russian. Published: August 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian
Эта книга – не только для тех, кто носит или носил погоны. Очень надеюсь, что роман затронет сердца людей, для которых Чечня – часть их жизни и судьбы. Но писать я старался так, чтобы меня поняли и те, кто никогда в жизни не брал в руки оружия, не воевал и не ждал домой тех, кто воюет.
Essence Of Political Ideologies And Their Role In The Historical Process. (Political History Of Russia.) by Andrey Davydov
Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 3,440. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2014 by HPA Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
A myth turned out to have truly amazing survivability. From the time of rejection of myth to modernity, mythical symbol served as inspiration to many writers, poets, musicians, and artists. Many would likely have acceded to the opinion of Richard Wagner, who said that through myth a nation becomes a creator of art, and that a myth is poetry of deep life views, which have a universal character.
Россия. Географический фактор by Дмитрий Буддо
Price: $1.60 USD. Words: 4,290. Language: Russian. Published: June 22, 2014 by T/O "Neformat". Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian
Вам интересно: почему центром русской цивилизации стала Москва, а не Киев? Почему у европейцев появилось негативное уничижительное восприятие образа России? Почему Германией не был реализован план блиц-крига в войне против СССР? Откуда появились у русских лень и героизм?… – Эта книга для Вас! Краткое, информативное, лаконичное изложение и недвусмысленная интерпретация фактов будут для Вас полезны
Putin, the Russian Elite, and the Future of Russia by Alex Markman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,950. Language: Canadian English. Published: June 4, 2014 by Asteroid Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » History » Russian
In this thoughtful monograph, the author traces how Russia’s character has shaped its evolution, with a particular focus on how the ruling “elite” has led the country from one disaster to another. An examination of Russia’s ruling circles since Lenin and the leadership selection process, reveals how and why Putin ascended to power, and how his policies are likely to shape the country’s future.
Колбасная эмиграция by Анатолий Стеклов
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,290. Language: Russian. Published: May 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
Повесть Анатолия Стеклова «Колбасная эмиграция» это свидетельский рассказ о массовом исходе евреев из Советского Союза в 1970-90 годах. Как это было и почему...
Russian Military Transformation - Goal in Sight? Conventional and Nuclear Forces, Aerospace Defense Command, Modern Weapons, Readiness, Manpower, Serdyukov by Progressive Management
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 60,140. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian, Nonfiction » History » Military
In this monograph, the authors use a wide range of Russian language sources and interviews to illustrate not only the Russian threat assessments highlighting the United States as a potential aggressor, but also the many unique challenges facing Russia in renewing and rearming its military.
Russia After Putin - Ukraine, Syria, Relations with China, Beslan, Armenia, Stalin Lite, Magnitsky Scandal, Lavrov, Navalny, Russian Street Protests, European Union by Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 77,840. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World leaders
Are Putin's days numbered as many Russian watchers predict and what will Russia look like after he leaves the Kremlin?
Russia's Counterinsurgency in North Caucasus: Performance and Consequences - Chechnya, Dagestan, Ingushetia, al-Qaeda, Islamic Unrest, Grozny, Beslan Incident, Tsarnaev Brothers by Progressive Management
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 71,070. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
This monograph examines the underlying issues behind the continuing low-level Islamist insurgency movement in the Russian North Caucasus.