The New Tsar: The Rise and Reign of Vladimir Putin

The New Tsar: The Rise and Reign of Vladimir Putin Author Steven Lee Myers
ISBN-10 0345802799
ISBN-13 9780345802798
Year 2016-08-23
Pages 592
Language English
Publisher Vintage
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In this gripping narrative of Putin s rise to power Steven Lee Myersrecounts Putin s origins from his childhood of abject poverty in Leningrad to his ascent through the ranks of the KGB and his eventual consolidation of rule in the Kremlin As the world struggles to confront a bolder Russia the importance of understanding the formidable and ambitious Vladimir Putin has never been greater On the one hand Putin s many domestic reforms from tax cuts to an expansion of property rights have helped reshape the potential of millions of Russians whose only experience of democracy had been crime poverty and instability after the fall of the Soviet Union On the other Putin has ushered in a new authoritarianism unyielding in its brutal repression of dissent and newly assertive politically and militarily in regions like Crimea and the Middle East The New Tsar is a staggering achievement a deeply researched and essential biography of one of the most important and destabilizing world leaders in recent history a man whose merciless rule has become inextricably bound to Russia s forseeable future

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ISBN-10 9780345802798
Release 2016-08-23
Pages 592

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First Person Author Vladimir Putin
ISBN-10 9780786723270
Release 2000-05-05
Pages 208