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Moscow, December 25, 1991

Conor O"Clery

Moscow, December 25, 1991

the last day of the Soviet Union

by Conor O"Clery

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Published by Transworld Ireland in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics and government,
  • Social conditions,
  • Biography,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 397-404) and index.

    StatementConor O"Clery
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDK601.2 .O25 2011b
    The Physical Object
    Pagination434 p. :
    Number of Pages434
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25179906M
    ISBN 109781848271135
    LC Control Number2011508668

    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). Read "Moscow, Decem The Last Day of the Soviet Union" by Conor O'Clery available from Rakuten Kobo. The implosion of the Soviet Union was the culmination of a gripping game played out between two men who intensely dislik Brand: Publicaffairs.

    Moscow, Decem , By Conor O’Clery The implosion of the Soviet Union was the culmination of a gripping game played out between two men who intensely Moscow, Decem - MxAudioBooks - Exclusive Audio Books. This is the second excerpt from Conor O'Clery's new book, "Moscow, Decem The last day of the Soviet Union."The first part introduces the enormity of what two leaders accomplished that.

      Conor O'Clery's Moscow, Decem Captures End of Soviet Union. I remember my first visits to Moscow and St. Petersburg in the early '90s, swooning over Gorbachev in talks with Russian friends, and being startled to hear them explain that in his Russian remarks, the man tended to mangle the language -- and his translators made him Author: Steve Kettmann. Moscow, Decem 作者: Conor O'Clery 出版社: PublicAffairs 副标题: The Last Day of the Soviet Union 出版年: 页数: 定价: USD 装帧: Hardcover ISBN:


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