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Berlin: The Downfall, 1945
4.24
"The rape of Soviet women and girls seriously undermines Russian attempts to justify Red Army behaviour on the grounds of revenge for German brutality...more
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Aug 21, 2013
 
The Endless Steppe: Growing Up in Siberia
3.94
Why don't i like it? I thought the narrator in the audio version carried a pompous attitude at times. But it wasn't quite it, then may be it was liste...more
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Jun 08, 2011
 
The Secret of Priest's Grotto: A Holocaust Survival Story
3.90
2012 documentary "No Place On Earth"

The grottos were located in the cold western Ukrainan forest. Several extended families hid in these caves for 1.5...more
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Feb 25, 2014
 
The Gulag Archipelago 1918-1956
4.11
365.45094 SOLZHENITSYN Vol. 1, 2, 3

Ref on the Solovetsky prison camps (on Solovetsky Islands) during the 1920's and 30's:
"God's Gulag" is a short &...more
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May 21, 2012
 
Revolutionary Russia, 1891-1991: A History
4.12
A century of politics in under 300 pages!
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Apr 11, 2014
 
Natasha's Dance: A Cultural History of Russia
4.14
947 FIGES
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May 21, 2012
 
Novels By Vladimir Nabokov, including: Pale Fire, Pnin, Ada Or Ardor: A Family Chronicle, The Gift (nabokov Novel), The Original Of Laura, Bend Sinister (novel), Despair (novel), Mary (novel), Invitation To A Beheading, The Real Life Of Sebastian Knight
4.50
"the gift" recommended by book club
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Nov 10, 2011
 
The Spies of Warsaw (Night Soldiers, #10)
3.84
lib-sf: ebook
lib-a: web-audio, CD-book
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May 23, 2013
 
The Long Walk: The True Story of a Trek to Freedom
4.19
2010 movie "the way back"
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Apr 15, 2011
 
Travels in Siberia
3.86
lib-a hardcopy
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May 24, 2012
 
Just Send Me Word: A True Story of Love and Survival in the Gulag
3.83
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May 24, 2012
 
Everything Is Illuminated
3.89
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Feb 02, 2012
 
Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman
3.95
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Oct 01, 2012
 
Moscow, 1937
4.17
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Apr 14, 2013
 
Chasing the Sea: Lost Among the Ghosts of Empire in Central Asia
3.86
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May 10, 2011
 
The Tiger
3.94
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Feb 18, 2011
 
One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich
3.92
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Jan 27, 2014
 
God Lives in St. Petersburg and Other Stories
3.74
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Mar 05, 2011
 
The Dead Lake
3.97
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Apr 11, 2014
 
Mission To Tashkent
3.95
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Mar 05, 2011
 
Between Shades of Gray
4.34
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Apr 16, 2014
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