From the Yaroslavsky Station: Russia perceived
Here is the eagerly awaited third edition of the book Harrison Salisbury called "a magnificent portrait of contemporary Russia."
Veteran journalist Elizabeth Pond has brought her invaluable text completely up to date to include current developments in the politics, leadership, and society of the Soviet Union under Mikhail Gorbachev. From Moscow to the eastern edge of Siberia, Pond reports on such topics as the intelligentsia, the economic position of the consumer, Soviet domestic and foreign policy, ethnic minorities, and the position of women in society.
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