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Understanding Ukraine and its history

More eBooks to help you further understand Ukraine and the current crisis.
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  • Voroshilovgrad

    "The power source for Zhadan's writing is in its linguistic passion."—Die Zeit"One of the most important creative forces in modern Ukrainian alternative culture."—KulturSpiegelA city-dwelling executive heads home to take over his brother's gas station after his mysterious disappearance, but all he finds at home are mysteries and ghosts. The bleak industrial landscape of now-war-torn eastern ... Read more

    $12.39 USD

  • Bloodlands

    Europe Between Hitler and Stalin

    From the author of the international bestseller On Tyranny, the definitive history of Hitler’s and Stalin’s politics of mass killing, explaining why Ukraine has been at the center of Western history for the last century.Americans call the Second World War “the Good War.” But before it even began, America’s ally Stalin had killed millions of his own citizens—and kept killing them during and after ... Read more

    $15.99 USD

  • Winter Is Coming

    Why Vladimir Putin and the Enemies of the Free World Must Be Stopped

    The stunning story of Russia's slide back into a dictatorship-and how the West is now paying the price for allowing it to happen.The ascension of Vladimir Putin-a former lieutenant colonel of the KGB-to the presidency of Russia in 1999 was a strong signal that the country was headed away from democracy. Yet in the intervening years-as America and the world's other leading powers have continued to ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Lenin's Tomb

    The Last Days of the Soviet Empire

    by David Remnick ...
    Winner of the Pulitzer PrizeOne of the Best Books of the Year: The New York TimesFrom the editor of The New Yorker: a riveting account of the collapse of the Soviet Union, which has become the standard book on the subject. Lenin’s Tomb combines the global vision of the best historical scholarship with the immediacy of eyewitness journalism. Remnick takes us through the tumultuous 75-year period of ... Read more

    $12.99 USD $7.99 USD

  • The Gates of Europe

    A History of Ukraine

    by Serhii Plokhy ...
    A New York Times bestseller, this definitive history of Ukraine is “an exemplary account of Europe’s least-known large country” (Wall Street Journal).As Ukraine is embroiled in an ongoing struggle with Russia to preserve its territorial integrity and political independence, celebrated historian Serhii Plokhy explains that today’s crisis is a case of history repeating itself: the Ukrainian conflict ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • I Will Die in a Foreign Land

    * 2022 Young Lions Fiction Award, Finalist.* VCU Cabell First Novelist Award, Longlist.* An ABA "Indie Next List" pick for November 2021.* "A Best Book of 2021" —New York Public Library, Cosmopolitan, Independent Book Review* "October 2021 Must-Reads"—Debutiful, The Chicago Review of Books, The MillionsIn 1913, a Russian ballet incited a riot in Paris at the new Théâtre de Cha... ... Read more

    $8.69 USD

  • Grey Bees

    by Andrey Kurkov ...
    Translated by Boris Dralyuk ...
    With a warm yet political humor, Ukraine’s most famous novelist presents a balanced and illuminating portrait of modern conflict.Little Starhorodivka, a village of three streets, lies in Ukraine's Grey Zone, the no-man's-land between loyalist and separatist forces. Thanks to the lukewarm war of sporadic violence and constant propaganda that has been dragging on for years, only two residents remain ... Read more

    $12.29 USD

  • Ukraine

    A History, Fourth Edition

    In 1988, the first edition of Orest Subtelny's Ukraine was published to international acclaim, as the definitive history of what was at that time a republic in the USSR. In the years since, the world has seen the dismantling of the Soviet bloc and the restoration of Ukraine's independence - an event celebrated by Ukrainians around the world but which also heralded a time of tumultuous change for ... Read more

    $63.89 USD

  • In Wartime

    Stories from Ukraine

    by Tim Judah ...
    **From one of the finest journalists of our time comes a definitive, boots-on-the-ground dispatch from the front lines of the conflict in Ukraine.“Essential for anyone who wants to understand events in Ukraine and what they portend for the West.”—The Wall Street Journal**Ever since Ukraine’s violent 2014 revolution, followed by Russia’s annexation of Crimea, the country has been at war. ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • Ukraine Diaries

    Dispatches From Kiev

    by Andrey Kurkov ...
    Translated by Sam Taylor ...
    Acclaimed author Andrey Kurkov gives powerful insight into life in Kyiv following the 2013 protests and before the 2022 Russian invasion.-16°C, sunlight, silence. I drove the children to school, then went to see the revolution. I walked between the tents. Talked with revolutionaries. They were weary today. The air was thick with the smell of old campfires.Ukraine Diaries is acclaimed writer Andrey ... Read more

    $14.89 USD

  • Imperial Gamble

    Putin, Ukraine, and the New Cold War

    by Marvin Kalb ...
    Marvin Kalb, a former journalist and Harvard professor, traces how the Crimea of Catherine the Great became a global tinder box. The world was stunned when Vladimir Putin invaded and seized Crimea in March 2014. In the weeks that followed, pro-Russian rebels staged uprisings in southeastern Ukraine. The United States and its Western allies immediately imposed strict sanctions on Russia and ... Read more

    $16.59 USD $8.69 USD

  • Life Went on Anyway


    by Oleg Sentsov ...
    Translated by Uilleam Blacker ...
    The stories in Ukrainian film director, writer, and dissident Oleg Sentsov’s debut collection are as much acts of dissent as they are acts of creative expression. These autobiographical stories display a mix of nostalgia and philosophical insight, written in a simple yet profound style looking back on a life's path that led Sentsov to become an internationally renowned dissident artist. Sentsov's ... Read more

    $11.59 USD