Russia
epub |eng | 2017-04-14 | Author:Golfo Alexopoulos [Alexopoulos, Golfo]

7. Power “We Are Not Doctors but Delousers” THOSE WHO WORKED within the Gulag’s medical-sanitation department, including the prisoner doctors, found themselves in what Robert Jay Lifton called “an atrocity-producing ...
( Category: Politics & Government April 14,2018 )
epub |eng | 2015-04-14 | Author:Julie Hemment

Portrait of a Participant II: Alisa, the Accidental Activist Alisa was a fourth-year sociology student I met in the spring of 2010. She had joined the research team in the ...
( Category: Politics & Government April 14,2018 )
azw3, epub |eng | 2014-05-01 | Author:Orlando Figes [Figes, Orlando]

Stalin’s final warning turned out to be prophetic. Ten years later, in 1941, Germany invaded the Soviet Union. The rates of growth that Stalin had demanded in the Five Year ...
( Category: Russia April 14,2018 )
mobi |eng | 2008-09-01 | Author:Melvyn P. Leffler [Leffler, Melvyn P.]

Iranians marching U.S. hostages, 1979. The hostage crisis highlighted U.S. vulnerabilities. The American people rallied behind their president but yearned for bolder leadership. Hamilton Jordan was taken aback when his ...
( Category: World April 13,2018 )
epub |eng | 2017-04-13 | Author:Luke Harding [Luke Harding]

Schiff asked Comey if this was true. The FBI director gave a deadpan reply: the bureau had no information that supported those tweets. The Justice Department shared this assessment, he ...
( Category: Russia April 13,2018 )
epub |eng | 2005-04-13 | Author:Timothy Snyder

HOLOCAUST When Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union invaded and divided Poland in September 1939, Poland’s Jews had been divided, it appeared, into two communities of fate. The Jews of ...
( Category: Politics & Government April 13,2018 )
epub |eng | 2011-10-28 | Author:Michael Scott

They appeared together at a recital on 24 October 1916 in Moscow, at which she sang the first performance of his new songs, and they repeated the programme in Petrograd ...
( Category: Music April 13,2018 )
epub, azw3, mobi |eng | 2015-09-12 | Author:Ian Grey [Grey, Ian]

The Russian throne changed hands seven times in the thirty-seven years after Peter’s death; and on each occasion, the guards - since Peter’s time a privileged caste with powers extending ...
( Category: Historical April 13,2018 )
epub |eng | 2015-04-12 | Author:Nigel Thomas

Cossack Security units, June 1941–December 1942 The first Cossack units were designated Security Bns, while the mounted regts were intended for the planned 1st Cossack Division. By Dec 1942, 15 ...
( Category: Military April 12,2018 )
epub |eng | 2010-10-15 | Author:David Stone [Stone, David]

In the Red Army’s organization the same general pattern of crisis, retrenchment and growing success was repeated. The first stage, simplifying the Red Army’s units and organization, was a direct ...
( Category: Russia April 12,2018 )
epub |eng | 2014-04-02 | Author:Nik Cornish

One of the older conscripts, the so-called borodachi (bearded ones), called up during 1915. The mobilisation orders of that year caused widespread unrest as they deprived families of their breadwinners. ...
( Category: Military April 12,2018 )
epub |eng | 2013-09-19 | Author:Michael Green

From the loader’s side of this T-34-85 Model 1945 tank is this view of the vehicle commander’s radio mounted against the side of the turret wall. To the left of ...
( Category: Military April 12,2018 )
epub |eng | 1999-04-12 | Author:Fitzpatrick, Sheila;

Neglected Children The upbringing of children is normally considered women’s business, and so it was in Soviet Russia in the 1930s. It was women, not men, who wrote again and ...
( Category: Russia April 12,2018 )
azw3 |eng | 2017-08-22 | Author:Russell Phillips [Phillips, Russell]

Armament: 1x 85mm D-70 gun (45 rounds) 1x 7.62mm SGMT MG (2,000 rounds) 1x 12.7mm DShKM MG (later vehicles) 2P26 The first Soviet anti-tank guided missile, the AT-1 Snapper, used ...
( Category: Military April 12,2018 )
epub |eng | | Author:John Sweetman

The Charge To the spectators on the Sapoune Ridge, the scene was pure theatre. Elliot in his cocked hat rode beside Scarlett, who wore a blue frocked coat and burnished ...
( Category: Russia April 12,2018 )