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    • The Invention of Russia

    • From Gorbachev's Freedom to Putin's War
    • By: Arkady Ostrovsky
    • Narrated by: Michael Page
    • Length: 12 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 137
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 121
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 122

    The end of Communism and breakup of the Soviet Union was a time of euphoria around the world, but Russia today is violently anti-American and dangerously nationalistic. So how did we go from the promise of those days to the autocratic police state of Putin's new Russia? The Invention of Russia reaches back to the darkest days of the Cold War to tell the story of the fight for the soul of a nation.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Sad Story of Russia's Abandonment of Liberalism

    • By Amazon Customer on 10-03-16

    Regular price: $31.49