Secondhand Time

Author: Svetlana Alexievich
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 0399588817
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. In its scope and wisdom, Secondhand Time is comparable to War and Peace.”—The Wall Street Journal “Already hailed as a masterpiece across Europe, Secondhand Time is an intimate portrait of a country yearning for meaning after the ...

Author: Svetlana Alexievich
Publisher: Zhong Xin Chu Ban Ji Tuan/ Tsai Fong Books
ISBN: 9787508658346
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From the 2015 winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, Svetlana Alexievich, comes "Secondhand Time: The Last of the Soviets," an oral history of the fall of the Soviet Union and the emergence of a new Russia.

Ultimos Testigos Secondhand Time The Last Of The Soviets

Author: Svetlana Aleksievich
Publisher: Debate
ISBN: 9788499926612
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A finales de los años ochenta la Premio Nobel Svetlana Alexiévich entrevistó a aquellos huérfanos y compuso con sus testimonios un emocionante relato de una de las mayores tragedias de la historia


Author: Briton Hadden
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But the,papers did offer solid evidence that Grenada's Marxist government had
grown increasingly reliant on its connections with Cuba, the Soviet Union and
North Korea, especially for arms. Together with other documents seen by Time
last week, the State Department's trove portrays a regime obsessed with three
problems: the almost total alienation of the Grenadian population, deep divisions
within the leadership itself, and counterrevolution. Five secret arms-delivery
agreements, ...

From Immigration To Integration

Author: Ruth Klein
Publisher: North York, Ont. : Institute for International Affairs, B'nai Brith Canada
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In the last Soviet census of 1989, 95 per cent of Jews named Russian as their
mother tongue, compared to only 30 to 60 per cent among other non-Russian
Soviets.26 Many leading Russian writers, journalists, poets, actors, art directors,
and media and television celebrities are Jews. Jews are among the creators of
the Russian-Soviet culture of modern times. They are an integral part, often
labelled "the heart," of the Russian intelligentsia. This explains the solid
connection between ...

Vital Signs 1998

Author: The Worldwatch Institute
Publisher: Island Press
ISBN: 161091659X
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Production lagged behind population growth, however, as the number of
cigarettes manufactured per person fell to 982, a 4-percent drop from the all-time
high in 1990.” (See Figure 2.) China is the world's largest producer, responsible
for 1.7 ... In Asian nations, cigarette production has increased strongly over the
last few years, fueled by unprecedented economic growth and demand for this
luxury good. Indonesia– where production increased on average 6 percent over
the past five ...

Dean Acheson

Author: Robert Beisner
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 019538248X
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Another generation may pass before the controversy breathes its last.1 Hiss in
Brief Once the United States became allies of the USSR in World War II, FDR
called off a slender counterintelligence effort against a Soviet espionage
campaign he ... Those actually working in the Soviet espionage apparatus—
fellow travelers, party members, some full-time and others not—included Hiss (
code named “Ales”), Henry Morgenthau's second-hand man at Treasury, Harry
Dexter White, White ...


Author: Martin Rowson
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1409059146
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In this view of history, the final liberation of the countries that made up the Soviet
Union and the Eastern Bloc (and that 'k'-less geopolitical formulation seems to
have died along with the place itself) justifies all the hot parts of the Cold War –
the ... A mutual acquaintance of ours had recently been the latest person to go off
on this Richard Hannay jaunt on behalf of the Sunday Times, and my old
university friend was recounting, secondhand, our friend's various hair-raising

Congressional Record

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By the time this question reaches the House floor, our public will also have
experienced a very thorough, if partisan, review of the Judiciary Committee in
their final debate. ... satisfied with only a second-hand interpretation after the fact.
... The editorial follows: SOVIETS KEEP SPACE DATA The political symbolism of
the joint space flight planned for mid-1975 by the United States and the Soviet
Union cannot be discounted, The image of Americans and Russians orbiting the
earth while ...

Intercontinental Press

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Soviet Union: [The open letter to the Supreme Soviet published below was
written by a number of political prisoners in the Dubrovlag forced labor camp,
apparently some time last spring or early summer. It was widely circulated among
... Of the practices in the special-system prisons and camps, where as a rule
persons convicted more than once of violating the political statutes are sent, we
have only secondhand knowledge; and, therefore, we cannot write about them.
We are not now ...