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Zhirinovsky's Russian Empire: An Alternate History

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What would have happened if the fall of the USSR led to something other than the emergence of modern Russia? What would the world look like if Boris Yeltsin died during the August Coup of 1991 and little known Russian nationalist Vladimir Zhirinovsky emerged as the president of the new Soviet Union? What would the world look like if the cold war never ended…even if communi ...more
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Published March 28th 2014
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Grey Wolf
Sep 26, 2015 rated it it was amazing
This is a mighty book, of significant length, wide and ambitious plot, and global scope. It is one of those works of Alternate History that never lets the threads escape, and is masterful example of how the butterfly effect can work, and can work in the most unexpected ways.

The basic plot is that Vladimir Zhirinovsky becomes Russian leader instead of Yeltsin, but the book is so much more than that. Whilst the butterflies unleashed mostly have their origin inside Russia/CIS lands (as we would te
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