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Author Bullough, Oliver, 1977-
Title The last man in Russia [ebook] : the struggle to save a dying nation / Oliver Bullough
Publisher New York : Basic Books, 2013
Descript 1 online resource
Note Description based upon print version of record
Contents Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Introduction: We will bury you; SUMMER; 1 They took our grandfather's land; 2 A double-dyed anti-Soviet; 3 Father Dmitry was K-956; 4 The generation of change; 5 Reds admit ban of rebel priest; 6 They behaved like free men; 7 Ideological sabotage; WINTER; 8 It's like a plague; 9 The unworthy priest; 10 The K G B did their business; 11 I look at the future with pessimism; 12 They don't care any more; SPRING?; 13 Making a new generation; Postscript; Sources and Bibliography; Acknowledgements; Index
Summary Russia is dying from within. Oligarchs and oil barons may still dominate international news coverage, but their prosperity masks a deep-rooted demographic tragedy. Faced with staggering population decline?and near-certain economic collapse?driven by toxic levels of alcohol abuse, Russia is also battling a deeper sickness: a spiritual one, born out of the country's long totalitarian experiment. In The Last Man in Russia, award-winning journalist Oliver Bullough uses the tale of a lone priest to give life to this national crisis. Father Dmitry Dudko, a dissident Orthodox Chri
Subject Demography -- Social aspects -- Soviet Union
Russia (Federation) -- Social conditions -- 1991
Soviet Union -- Population -- Social aspects
Soviet Union -- Social conditions -- 1970-1991
Demography -- Social aspects -- Soviet Union
HISTORY / Europe / Russia & the Former Soviet Union
Soviet Union -- Social conditions -- 1970-1991
Russia (Federation) -- Social conditions -- 1991-
Soviet Union -- Population -- Social aspects
Genre Electronic books
Subject Downloadable file
Alt Author OverDrive, Inc
ISBN 9780465074976 (electronic bk.)
0465074979 (electronic bk.)

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