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.
The author envisages a scenario where the truce between the USSR and Nazi Germany remained in force and Nazi forces were instead able to seize the Suez canal, advance on Dehli and control the skies over the United Kingdom.
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
Since his speech at the Democratic National Convention in 2004, Obama has captured attention as reporters, politicos, and ordinary citizens have wondered if he might be the nation's first black president. Chicago Tribune reporter Mendell argues that altho