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Very good description of the fall of the Soviet Union. Posits that by disconnecting the Communist Party from the Union's republics, the glue that was holding the Soviet Union... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Michael Condon
I was disappointed by this, given how much I enjoyed Mr Kotkin's first volume of a massive Stalin biography. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Warbird
Complex story but the author, Stephen Kotkin, makes for clear and understandable story line.!!!!Published 7 months ago by James F. Hannon
Overall - good; the focus is mostly on Gorbachev and his era. I'd like a deeper coverage of economic and military matters, especially in the pre-Gorbachev time. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Nicolay Sklabinsky
The whole premise of the book is that the author is he only knowledgeable person on the topic, while everybody else is either misinformed, misguided, or plain stupid. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Catalin Braescu