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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 149
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 132
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 133

    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
    • Hard to follow at first, but hang in there, it's worth it!

    • By Don Earl Kauffman on 08-01-17

    Regular price: $31.49