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Rodric Braithwaite
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Rodric Braithwaite was British ambassador to Moscow during the critical years of perestroika and the collapse of the Soviet Union, the failed coup of August 1991, and the rise of Boris Yeltsin. With his long experience of Russia, on good personal terms with Mikhail Gorbachev, he was in a privileged position close to the center of Russia's changing relationship with the West. Rodric Braithwaite was based in Moscow from September 1988 to May 1992. He retains business and educational interests in Russia.

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Moscow 1941
A City and Its People at War
Written by Rodric Braithwaite


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: October 9, 2007
Price: $17.00

A brilliantly researched and realized history, an essential addition to the literature of World War II.

The 1941 Battle of Moscow—unquestionably one of the most decisive battles of the Second World War—marked the first strategic defeat of the German armed forces in their seemingly unstoppable march across Europe. The Soviets lost many... Read more >
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Moscow 1941
A City and Its People at War
Written by Rodric Braithwaite


Format: eBook, 448 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: November 4, 2009
Price: $13.99

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