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Red Fury: The Race to Berlin
Price: Free! Words: 46,050. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
It is 1945, and after four years of unrelenting combat, the Red Army has turned the tables on their invaders, and pushed the Nazis back into Germany.  All that is needed is one last assault on Berlin itself for their success to be complete.
When Walls Become Bridges: A Journey of Discovery to Heal and Conquer Hatred
Price: $5.69 USD. Words: 78,620. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
This narrative begins with a true account of a Jewish man in the heart of the Cold War. On a spontaneous trip to East Berlin, Stuart Lewis meets a man named Frank who lived within the confines of the Communist Soviet system. The divisions between the East and the West are disturbingly similar to the realities of today, proving that connecting with each other as human beings trumps all.
Khrushchev's Second Chance
Price: Free! Words: 18,250. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
What if a former Soviet leader could go back in time and revisit the United States? What if he could have a second chance to have the visit work out the way he had hoped, or almost as he had hoped, since even fulfilled wishes always come with a twist; and this book has a lot of twists. Whatever ideas you may or may not hold about the universe, this book is sure to throw a wrench into some of them.
Russia's Homegrown Insurgency: Jihad in the North Caucasus - Salafi Islamist Terrorism Challenge, Caucasus Emirate (CE), Chechen Insurgency, Putin Policy, Ethnic Circassian and Akhaz fighters
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 55,840. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
The United States has had a bitter set of experiences with insurgencies and counterinsurgency operations, but it is by no means alone in having to confront such threats and challenges. Indeed, according to Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, the greatest domestic threat to Russia's security is the ongoing insurgency in the North Caucasus.
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.
El Salvador: Limited Intervention Equals Limited Returns – History of President Reagan’s Cold War Policy to Restrain Soviet Communist Expansion in Central America in Low-Intensity Counterinsurgency
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 27,750. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Central America, Nonfiction » History » Military
The purpose of this monograph is to analyze the misconception that using minimal means will produce anything other than minimal results. Using the single case study of the American military intervention in El Salvador in the 1980s, this monograph points to the evidence collected that underscores the results of a policy employing minimal means.
Fighting in the Mountains and Among the People: Imperial Russian and Early Soviet Population-Centric Counterinsurgency - Caucasian War and Bolshevik Suppression of Basmachi Rebellion (1919-1933)
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 35,580. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Russian
This monograph examines the imperial Russian campaign to quell rebellion in the North Caucasus from 1801 to 1864 and the Bolshevik suppression of the Basmachi rebellion in Central Asia from 1919 to 1933. The Caucasian War and the Basmachi rebellion featured Muslim insurgent movements that exploited inaccessible mountain terrain and relied upon the local population for recruitment and support.
Komrads Russian Street Photography by John D Williams
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
“Komrads” is an audacious Street Photography of the people of Russia in both rural and urban settings. Striking black and white art photos of Russian citizens with people in the cities as a visual documentary voice for the mdoern age.
Reconciliation - Hildes Book
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 70,630. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
In the closing phases of the Second World War, over five thousand German rocket scientists are forcibly evacuated to a newly built rocket plant in the Soviet Union. Former German chief engineer Ernst Baier is working on a more streamlined, more powerful rocket that can be fired from mobile ramps. What starts off as a relatively simple intelligence operation soon turns into something dangerous.
2016 Russia: Background and Strategy - Vladimir Putin, Ukraine, Sanctions, Economic Troubles, Russian Military Reform, Defense Spending, Readiness, Demographics, Moving on From the Cold War
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 26,120. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World leaders
The purpose of this study was to gain a better understanding of the present situation in Russia and examine possible influences on potential strategies moving forward. The relationship the United States has with Russia is only deteriorating, and Russia seems to be growing bolder by the day.