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Moscow, December 25, 1991

the last day of the Soviet Union
  • 316 Pages
  • 2.97 MB
  • 7701 Downloads
  • English
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PublicAffairs , New York
Politics and government, Social conditions, Biography, Hi
StatementConor O"Clery
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDK601.2 .O25 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 316 pages, [12] pages of plates
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25053782M
ISBN 101586487965
ISBN 139781586487966, 9781610390125
LC Control Number2011020511

Conor OClerys Moscow 25 December follows a notably growing trend for picking a pivot point in history and revolving round it to find a popular audience (witness, etc. All good books by and large but adopting a very similar tact)/5. “Moscow, Decem grips you from first to last.

Hour by hour, minute by minute, we follow the movements of the two protagonists of this book, Mikhail Gorbachev and Boris Yeltsin -- one knowing his time is up, the other hungry to assume control of the new Russia—as they play out their final duel on the last day of the Soviet by: 4.

Moscow, Decem grips you from first to last. Hour by hour, minute by minute, we follow the movements of the two protagonists of this book, Mikhail Gorbachev and Boris Yeltsin — one knowing his time is up, the other hungry to assume control of the new Russia—as they play out their final duel on the last day of the Soviet Union.4/4(3).

The author has reconstructed the events of a fateful day, 25 December — the day the USSR de jure ceased to exist — with impressive scrupulosity.

The background — the history of the last year of the Soviet Union — fits his account quite well. Overall, the book is well written and reads nicely/5(33). Moscow, Decem The Last Day of the Soviet Union By: Conor O'Clery. Independent (Ireland), Aug "Moscow, Decem grips you from first to last.

Hour by hour, minute by minute, we follow the movements of Moscow two protagonists of this book, Mikhail Gorbachev and Boris Yeltsin -- one knowing his time is up, the other hungry to assume control of the new Russia-as they play out their final duel on /5(20).

Moscow, Decem is a history of the USSR from to as seen through the fortunes of the two most important leaders, Gorbachev and Boris Yeltsin. Prior to reading this book I /5(2).

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Mikhail Gorbachev, a sophisticated and urbane reformer, sought to modernize and preserve the USSR; Boris Yeltsin, a coarse. Moscow, December 25 the Last Day of the Soviet Union Conor O'CleryBantam Press, pp, £25In early Decembera Russian secretary named Evgenia Pateychuk was called in to work out of hours to type a memo dictated by her boss.

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The book, written by Irish journalist based in Russia in Gorbachev years, is on two levels/layers. One level or layer describes in hourly detail the events in Kremlin, and Moscow, of when Gorbachev resigns as Soviet president and hands Soviet suitcase on nuclear weapons launch codes to Russian President Yeltsin/5(20).

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