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The long hangover : Putin's new Russia and the ghosts of the past

Author: Shaun Walker, (Journalist)
Publisher: [New York, NY] : Oxford University Press, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"The Long Hangover is a new insight into contemporary Russia told through the country's troubled relationship with its Soviet past. The psychological burden of the Soviet collapse, and the attempts to marshal history in the service of a new national identity, help explain the newly resurgent Russia and the war in Ukraine."--

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Named Person: Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin; Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shaun Walker, (Journalist)
ISBN: 9780190659240 0190659246
OCLC Number: 1017473183
Description: 278 pages : maps ; 25 cm
Contents: A first-tier nation --
The sacred war --
Chechnya : the deal --
Kolyma : the end of the earth --
The Olympic dream --
Ukraine is not dead yet --
The Crimea gambit --
The Crimean Tatars --
Russian Crimea --
Donbass : the spiral --
War --
After the war.
Responsibility: Shaun Walker.


In The Long Hangover, Shaun Walker provides a deeply reported, bottom-up explanation of Putin's aggressive foreign policy and his support among Russians.  Read more...


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I've a soft spot for this stylish gonzo-like first person narrative voice that Walker uses to great effect. * JP O' Malley, Books of the Year 2018, The Irish Independent * The Long Hangover is Read more...

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