The collapse of the USSR led to the creation of 15 new states. Shortly thereafter, the Commonwealth of Independent States was created. Having had their infrastructure tied together not only during the Soviet era, but before that, there was a natural reas
Jay Golden has an unerring talent for being sacked. His hilarious deadpan diary takes us on a tour through minimum wage land: Al's Golden Donor Kebabs, telesales, McDonalds, Molden's Lawnmower Shop. His namedropping father is high up in the BBC, and perpetually exasperated by his son's lack of ambition and two hour baths. Jay dreams of writing a novel or...
The report that Nemtsov and Milov have prepared in 2009 reveals the politics of Moscow mayor, Iury Luzhkov. Authors tried to attract attention to Luzhkov's projects and the damage he caused to the city. This report was widely used in media when Luzhkov wa
In the book "Intelligence without myths and shots", prepared by Colonel Alexander Bondarenko, includes interviews made by him at different times with many scouts - like the famous illegal immigrants, with the heads of the KGB of the USSR and the Russian F
In this volume, the scholar Andrei Kokoshin examines the role and place of technocrats as a socio-cultural phenomenon in contemporary societies. He examines the development of technocrats in both Russia and other countries.
Эта книга содержит первое Послание Президента Российской Федерации Дмитрия Медведева Федеральному Собранию от 5 ноября 2008 года. Текст дополнен комментариями 90 идеологических тезисов Послания, выделенных на основе отзывов граждан России - представителей профессиональных сред и сообществ нашей страны.
Colette's career spanned from her early 20s to her mid-70s. Her main themes were joys and pains of love, and female sexuality in the male-dominated world. All her works are more or less autobiographical but Colette intentionally blurred the boundaries bet
They were honest mean and thieves, pimps and panderers and men of virtue. Therewere beautiful women and delicious girls, handsome men with the faces of swines...' 'They were all gamblers in a game with no rules, placing their bets debonairly or in the swe
The authors of the book seek to portray the current conflict in Southern Ossetia as a continuation of a long, historical trend of genocide and ethnic cleansing of the Ossetians by the Georgians. Emphasis is placed on the history of the region since Stali
Автор романа-хроники, более пятнадцати лет проработавший в советских и российских посольствах в северных странах, в том числе почти десять лет в Швеции, побывавший во многих других государствах, посвятил книгу стратегической разведке.