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Kremlin rising : Vladimir Putin's Russia and the end of revolution

Author: Peter Baker; Susan Glasser
Publisher: New York : Scribner, ©2005.
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With the 1991 collapse of the Soviet Union, Russia launched itself on a fitful transition to Western-style democracy. But a decade later, Yeltsin's handpicked successor resolved to bring an end to the revolution. This book goes behind the scenes of contemporary Russia to reveal the culmination of Project Putin, the secret plot to reconsolidate power in the Kremlin. During their four years as Moscow bureau chiefs for  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Baker, Peter, 1967-
Kremlin rising.
New York : Scribner, ©2005
Named Person: Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin; Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin; Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Baker; Susan Glasser
ISBN: 0743264312 9780743264310
OCLC Number: 58919874
Notes: "A Lisa Drew book."
Description: 453 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Tatyana's Russia --
fifty-two hours in Beslan --
Project Putin --
Time of the patriots --
The takeover will be televised --
Just an ordinary crime --
Soul mates --
Boomtown --
Fifty-seven hours in Moscow --
Sick man of Europe --
Runaway army --
What sort of allies? --
Dictatorship of the law --
Back in the USSR --
Twilight of the oligarchs --
Agitation --
Putin's Russia --
Scam of the year --
Lenin was right after all --
Epilogue: After Beslan.
Responsibility: Peter Baker and Susan Glasser.
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