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Author Plokhy, Serhii, 1957- author
Title The last empire : the final days of the Soviet Union / Serhii Plokhy
Published New York : Basic Books, a member of the Perseus Books Group, [2014]
ITEM LOCATION CALL # STATUS
 Rodman Main Adult  947.085 P729    AVAILABLE
Descript xxii, 489 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Content text
Media unmediated
Carrier volume
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 413-460) and index
Contents The last summit. Meeting in Moscow ; The party crasher ; Chicken Kiev -- The tanks of August. The prisoner of the Crimea ; The Russian rebel ; Freedom's victory -- A countercoup. The resurgence of Russia ; Independent Ukraine ; Saving the empire -- Soviet disunion. Washington's dilemma ; The Russian ark ; The survivor -- Vox populi. Anticipation ; The Ukrainian referendum ; The Slavic trinity -- Farewell to the empire. Out of the woods ; The birth of Eurasia ; Christmas in Moscow
Subject Soviet Union -- History -- 1985-1991
United States -- Foreign relations -- Soviet Union
Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- United States
Nationalism -- Russia (Federation)
Nationalism -- Ukraine
Cold War
ISBN 9780465056965 (hardcover)
0465056962 (hardcover)

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