Sara Jolly reviews ‘The Lighthouse of Stalingrad: The Hidden Truth at the Centre of WWII’s Greatest Battle’ by Iain MacGregor

4 September 2023 by Sara Jolly Sara Jolly reviews The Lighthouse of Stalingrad: The Hidden Truth at the Centre of WWII’s Greatest Battle by Iain MacGregor [Paperback / ISBN-13: 9781472135209], Constable, London, 2022…

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Teresa Cherfas reviews ‘Orwell and Russia’ by Masha Karp

9 August 2023 By Teresa Cherfas Teresa Cherfas reviews Orwell and Russia by Masha Karp [paperback, £19.79, 312pp, ISBN-9781788317122 Bloomsbury Publishing, London, 2023] As I was gathering my thoughts to write this review,…

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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 Incredible Events in Women’s Cell Number 3’ by Kira Yarmysh

4 May 2023 by Martin Dewhirst Martin Dewhirst reviews The Incredible Events in Women’s Cell Number 3 by Kira Yarmysh, translated by Arch Tait, Serpent’s Tail, Profile Books Ltd., London, 1…

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Teresa Cherfas reviews ‘Kilometer 101’ by Maxim Osipov

9 March 2023 By Teresa Cherfas Teresa Cherfas reviews Kilometer 101 by Maxim Osipov, edited by Boris Dralyuk, translated from the Russian by Boris Dralyuk, Nicolas Pasternak Slater, and Alex Fleming. Paperback 296pp ISBN-9781681376868 (New York Review…

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Arch Tait reviews ‘How Do You Slay a Dragon?’ by Mikhail Khodorkovsky

4 January 2023 by Arch Tait Arch Tait reviews How Do You Slay a Dragon? by Mikhail Khodorkovsky, translated by Stephen Dalziel, Moscow–Chita–Krasnokamensk–London–Moscow, 2003–2023. Online only; available at dragonbook.khodorkovsky.com Mikhail Khodorkovksy. Photo:…

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Martin Dewhirst reviews ‘Killer in the Kremlin’ by John Sweeney

1 January 2023 by Martin Dewhirst Martin Dewhirst reviews John Sweeney, Killer in the Kremlin: The Explosive Account of Putin’s Reign of Terror, Bantam Press, Transworld Publishers, London, 2022, viii +…

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Teresa Cherfas reviews ‘Living Pictures’ by Polina Barskova

8 December 2022 By Teresa Cherfas Teresa Cherfas reviews Living Pictures by Polina Barskova, translated from the Russian by Catherine Ciepiela and with an introduction by Eugene Ostashevsky. Paperback 224pp ISBN-9781782277606 (Pushkin Press,…

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