Uncovering Soviet disasters: exploring the limits of glasnost

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Random House, 1988 - History - 317 pages
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Oberg investigates modern disasters in the Soviet Union--from space shots to industrial catastrophes, to pollution, floods and fires. What really happened, why were they covered up, and how were they finally discovered? This book explains it all. 8 pages of black-and-white photos.

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User Review  - Kimberly - Goodreads

Fascinating overview of the limitations of glasnost and the consequences of a socialist and police state on world affairs and the USSR's own people. Read full review

Review: Uncovering Soviet Disasters: Exploring the Limits of Glasnost

User Review  - Krista the Krazy Kataloguer - Goodreads

Most interesting, and now that the Soviet Union is dissolved, some of these incidents I've seen documentaries on. Read full review

Contents

Dead Cosmonauts
156
Exploding Rockets
177
Reactors from the Sky
198
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