all ebooks in category: History of Russia & Former Soviet Republics (87)

The Burdens of Freedom: Eastern Europe Since 1989
English | 2006 | ISBN: 1842776630, 1842776622 | 224 pages | PDF | 1,4 MB

The Burdens of Freedom is a history of fifteen countries – some newly-created – as they make their way from communism to the present day. …

Daughter of the Cold War
English | 2019 | ISBN: 0822965895 | 305 Pages | PDF | 10.7 MB

Grace Kennan Warnecke's memoir is about a life lived on the edge of history. Daughter of one of the most influential diplomats of the twentieth …

Blood on the Snow: The Carpathian Winter War of 1915
2010 | ISBN: 0700617205, 0700618589 | English | 270 pages | EPUB | 4 MB

The Carpathian campaign of 1915, described by some as the "Stalingrad of the First World War," engaged the million-man armies of Austria-Hungary and Russia in …

This Thing of Darkness: Eisenstein's Ivan the Terrible in Stalin's Russia
2019 | ISBN: 1501732765 | English | 424 pages | PDF | 5 MB

Sergei Eisenstein's unfinished masterpiece, Ivan the Terrible, was no ordinary movie. Commissioned by Joseph Stalin in 1941 to justify state terror in the sixteenth century …

Polikarpov I-15, I-16 and I-153 Aces (Osprey Aircraft of the Aces 95)
2010 | ISBN: 1846039819 | English | 97 Pages | True PDF | 4,6 MB

The I-15, I-16 and I-153 fighters were the world's first mass-produced fighters. A total of 17,000 Polikarpov fighters had been manufactured by the time their …

German Infantryman vs Russian Infantryman: 1914-15 (Combat)
English | April 21, 2015 | ISBN: 1472806549 | 80 pages | PDF | 15 Mb

The Eastern Front of World War I is sometimes overshadowed by the fighting in the West. But the clashes between Imperial Germany and Tsarist Russia …

Young Heroes of the Soviet Union: A Memoir and a Reckoning
English | ISBN: 1400067065 | 2020 | EPUB | 320 pages | 24 MB

In this “urgent and enthralling reckoning with family and history” (Andrew Solomon), an American writer returns to Russia to face a family history that still …

Shatterzone of Empires
English | EPUB | 2.3 MB

Shatterzone of Empires is a comprehensive analysis of interethnic relations, coexistence, and violence in Europe's eastern borderlands over the past two centuries. In this vast …

«Alexander II: The Last Great Tsar» by Edvard Radzinsky
English | ISBN: 9780743281973 | EPUB | 1.2 MB

Alexander II was Russia's Lincoln, and the greatest reformer tsar since Peter the Great. He was also one of the most contradictory, and fascinating, of …

«The Empire of the Tsars» by Anatole Leroy-Beaulieu
English | ISBN: 9781537809274 | EPUB | 0.6 MB

The Russians themselves will say at times they have no history. Some, like Tchaadáyef of old, deplore the fact in melancholy strain, passionate and eloquent, …