Tag Archives: Europe/Russia & the Former Soviet Union

Eight Days at Yalta

by Diana Preston

Meticulously researched and vividly written, published on the 75th anniversary of the historic Yalta conference, Eight Days at Yalta is the definitive new history…

Stalin and the Scientists

by Simon Ings

An eye-opening history of science in the Soviet Union, following the generation of scientists who survived Stalin’s rule and helped to reshape the world.

Alexander of Russia

by Henri Troyat

“[Troyat’s] broad-brush narrative restores to center stage important personalities and their interplay in the politics of the era.” –James H. Billington, The New York…