Serhii Plokhy


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Nizhnii Novgorod, Russian Federation
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Serhii Plokhy is the Mykhailo Hrushevsky Professor of Ukrainian History and Director of the Ukrainian Research Institute at Harvard University, where he was also named Walter Channing Cabot Fellow in 2013. A leading authority on Eastern Europe, he has lived and taught in Ukraine, Canada, and the United States. He has published extensively in English, Ukrainian, and Russian. For three successive years (2002-2005) his books won first prize of the American Association for Ukrainian Studies.

For his Ukrainian-language profile, please see: Сергій Плохій

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The Last Empire: The Final ...

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The Gates of Europe: A Hist...

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Yalta: The Price of Peace

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The Man with the Poison Gun...

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Chernobyl: The History of a...

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Lost Kingdom: The Quest for...

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The Origins of the Slavic N...

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The Cossack Myth

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The Cossacks and Religion i...

4.47 avg rating — 15 ratings — published 2001 — 5 editions
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Unmaking Imperial Russia: M...

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“Anna wrote to her father that she found her new land “a barbarous country where the houses are gloomy, the churches ugly, and the customs revolting.” Paris under Henry I was clearly not Constantinople, but more importantly, in Anna’s eyes, it did not rank even with Kyiv.”
Serhii Plokhy, The Gates of Europe: A History of Ukraine

“The Soviets had to choose whether to show Blix the toilet facilities and hide the super-secret radar or vice versa.”
Serhii Plokhy, Chernobyl: The History of a Nuclear Catastrophe

“The salt of recognition is the fruit of repentance.”10”
Serhii Plokhy, Chernobyl: History of a Tragedy

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