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Vladimir Putin's Russia and the End of Revolution (Updated)
As Moscow bureau chiefs for the Washington Post, Peter Baker and Susan Glasser witnessed firsthand the methodical campaign to reverse the post-Soviet revolution and transform Russia back into an authoritarian state. Their gripping narrative moves from Putins unlikely rise through the key moments of his tenure. But the authors go beyond the politics to draw a moving and vivid portrait of the Russian people they encounteredboth those who have prospered and those barely survivingand show how the political flux has shaped these individuals lives.
With shrewd reporting and unprecedented access to Putins insiders, Kremlin Rising offers both unsettling revelations about Russias leader and a compelling inside look at life in the land he is building. This book is an extraordinary contribution to our understanding of Russia and the debate about the countrys uncertain future and its relationship with the United States.
478 pages; ISBN 9781612343679
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