While I do not give this book much credit, I can appreciate what Politkovskaya was trying to accomplish.
For those who are unsure about what to make of Putin's Russia, this important little book, that punches way above its weight, will bring you up to date in a flash.
Russia is probably the most corrupt society in the world today and completely controlled by ex-KGB agents.
One of a number of books that detail some of the tactics Putin used to assume and hold power. I give it four stars because the writer's obvious distaste for Putin permeates every... Read morePublished 18 days ago by Matthew J. Brennan
This book was banned in Russia and gives an insight into Putin's dealings with his people including murdering them!Published 1 month ago by Donna A. Blackburne
Under Putin Russia is a lost country. Everything written ten years ago in this book remains very true
I do not recommend this book. Does not present a true picture of Putin and his accomplishments in Russia.Published 5 months ago by Lee Schuler
It is an interesting book only if you want to read about people's stories suffering the inequalities and atrocities of the early Putin's regime. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Edgar Iván
It is interesting how President Obama and Vladimir Putin operate in similar fashion. Putin has his "nomenklatura" and Obama has his "crony-Capitalists". Read morePublished 8 months ago by Joseph E. Filipczak
This book was a mind boggling detailed bare knuckled view of crony capitalism in Russia under Putin. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Matt Hollingsworth
A major Ruggian journalist was murdered one afternoon for writing and researching the stories of Russian government brutality especially about the abominal treatment of soldiers... Read morePublished 17 months ago by L. A. Brudner-white
It is surprising that a book institution like PW does not comprehend the world politics at all.
The review of "Putin's Russia" shows the ignorance and the provinciality of... Read more