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Anna Reid was the Kiev correspondent for the Economist and the Daily Telegraph from 1993-95 and has since covered the country for Newsweek and the Spectator. She is the author of The Shaman's Coat: A Native History of Siberia and Leningrad: Tragedy of a City under Siege, 1941-44, which has been mostra'n més translated into ten languages and was shortlisted for the Duff Cooper Prize. Reid lives in London. mostra'n menys

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About time I learned some of this stuff. Not nearly as straight forward as I always assumed. The poop will always rise to the top in politics unless there are very strong controls in place to prevent that. Sad they’re so mired in that stuff in the Ukraine today.
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BBrookes | Hi ha 9 ressenyes més | Nov 27, 2023 |
An interesting look at Ukraine, focusing mostly on its history over the last two centuries or so, from the perspective of a journalist who's spent many years living in and reporting on Eastern Europe. The version of Borderland that I read consists of the original book, published in the late '90s, which talks about the history of Ukraine and its early years of post-Soviet independence; an additional section written in 2015 which brings coverage up to the Maidan Uprisings of the 2010s; and a last part which considers Russia's invasion of Ukraine in 2022. The earliest sections make for sometimes eerie and often queasily ironic reading in light of recent events. This isn't a deep analytical dive into the history or politics of the region, but it is an accessible overview of events. Anna Reid has a journalist's eye for good anecdotes/interesting vox pop moments.… (més)
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siriaeve | Hi ha 9 ressenyes més | Nov 10, 2023 |
Finishes in 2014-15.
Her worst scenario has now happened.
Not the very worst, but almost.
 
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johninBurnham | Hi ha 9 ressenyes més | Apr 11, 2023 |

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