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Books in brief: Who Lost Russia? By Peter Conradi

Who Lost Russia? By Peter Conradi (Oneworld, £18.99)
The year 1991 was a turning point for global politics: it saw both the disbanding of the Warsaw Pact, as well as the dissolution of the Soviet Union.
The narrative western politicians and intellectuals told at the time was a simple one: communism had failed and western liberal capitalism had won. Consequently, so the story went, Russia would gladly turn its head westwards and in time become a liberal democracy. Central and Eastern European states, meanwhile, would finally get to choose their own destinies.
However, as Peter Conradi’s Who Lost Russia? explains, that simple narrative …read more

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