Martin Dewhirst reviews ‘The Last Days of Stalin’ by Joshua Rubenstein

18 September 2023 by Martin Dewhirst Martin Dewhirst reviews The Last Days of Stalin by Joshua Rubenstein, Yale University Press, New Haven and London, 2016/2017, £12.99, ISBN 978-0-300-22884-7 (pbk). Now…

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Martin Dewhirst reviews ‘Pered litsom katastrofy’  [In the Face of Catastrophe], edited by Nikolai Plotnikov

11 September 2023 by Martin Dewhirst Martin Dewhirst reviews Pered listom katastrofy [In the Face of Catastrophe], ed. Nikolai Plotnikov, LIT Verlag, Münster, 2023, from €24,90, ISBN 978-3-643-15317-3. This is…

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Martin Dewhirst reviews ‘How to end Russia’s War on Ukraine: Safeguarding Europe’s futures, and the dangers of a false peace,’ a report published by Chatham House

22 July 2023 by Martin Dewhirst Martin Dewhirst reviews How to end Russia’s War on Ukraine: Safeguarding Europe’s futures, and the dangers of a false peace, edited by James Nixey, published by…

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Martin Dewhirst reviews ‘Cold War Radio: The Russian Broadcasts of the Voice of America and Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty’ by Mark G. Pomar

5 June 2023 by Martin Dewhirst Martin Dewhirst reviews Cold War Radio: The Russian Broadcasts of the Voice of America and Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty by Mark G. Pomar, Potomac Books, University…

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Martin Dewhirst reviews ‘The Fight of Our Lives: My Time with Zelenskyy, Ukraine’s Battle for Democracy, and What It Means for the World’ by Iuliia Mendel

11 November 2022 by Martin Dewhirst Martin Dewhirst reviews Iuliia Mendel, The Fight of Our Lives: My Time with Zelenskyy, Ukraine’s Battle for Democracy, and What It Means for the…

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Martin Dewhirst reviews ‘Two Essays’ by Mark Solonin on the Soviet Union and the Second World War

17 January 2021 by Martin Dewhirst Martin Dewhirst reviews Two Essays: Coming Up From Behind or How the Soviet Union Won the War; If World Domination is the Aim then…

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Yury Samodurov: “My era has not fufilled its destiny”. With an introduction by Martin Dewhirst

7 June 2021 by Martin Dewhirst Over the years I have read many blogs by Yury Samodurov, but this was the first one that I felt should be made available…

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Has the ‘Cold War’ been succeeded by a metaphorical ‘Gold War’? Martin Dewhirst reviews Tom Burgis’ ‘Kleptopia: How Dirty Money is Conquering the World’

4 October 2020 By Martin Dewhirst Martin Dewhirst reviews: Tom Burgis, Kleptopia: How Dirty Money is Conquering the World. William Collins, London, 2020.  xviii + 446 pp.  £20. Trying to…

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