The New Russians

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Random House, 1991 - History - 734 pages
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Examines the contemporary Soviet Union, assesses the impact of Gorbachev's sweeping reforms on the lives of ordinary Soviet citizens, and speculates about the future

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User Review  - KirkLowery - LibraryThing

A better title for this book would be, "The Life and Times of M. S. Gorbachov." It is a political history of the transition years of 1985-1990 and how the Communist Party was forced by economic rot to ... Read full review

Contents

The Hidden Wellsprings of Reform
5
Gorbachev and the Khrushchev
31
How Did Gorbachev Make It to the Top?
57
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Hedrick Smith, a television producer since 1986, was a longtime reporter, editor, and bureau chief for The New York Times, and is the author of The Power Game: How Washington Works (Random House, 1988).

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