The EU and Russia in Their Contested Neighbourhood
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The EU and Russia in Their Contested Neighbourhood

By Laure Delcour The EU and Russia in Their ‘Contested Neighbourhood’ Multiple External Influences, Policy Transfer and Domestic Change The literature on the European Union influence’s in its Eastern neighbourhood has tended to focus on EU-level policies and prioritize EU-related variables. This book seeks to overcome this EU-centric approach by connecting EU policy transfer to the domestic and regional environment in...

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Familiar Strangers
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Familiar Strangers

Erik R. Scott Familiar Strangers The Georgian Diaspora and the Evolution of Soviet Empire Argues that the Soviet Union was not a Russian-dominated empire, but was instead an empire of diasporas. Based on research conducted in multiple languages, interviews, and previously untapped archival sources in Russia and Georgia. First study to describe titular nationalities living beyond their respective Soviet republics as internal diasporas....

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THE LAST SUPERPOWER SUMMITS
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THE LAST SUPERPOWER SUMMITS

Svetlana Savranskaya, Thomas S. Blanton THE LAST SUPERPOWER SUMMITS Gorbachev, Reagan, and Bush Conversations that Ended the Cold War This book publishes for the first time in print every word the American and Soviet leaders – Ronald Reagan, Mikhail Gorbachev, and George H.W. Bush – said to each other in their superpower summits from 1985 to 1991. Obtained by the authors through the Freedom of Information Act in the U.S., from the...

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The Vienna Summit and Its Importance in International History
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The Vienna Summit and Its Importance in International History

EDITED BY GÜNTER BISCHOF; STEFAN KARNER AND BARBARA STELZL-MARX The Vienna Summit and Its Importance in International History At the beginning of June 1961, the tensions of the Cold War were supposed to abate as both sides sought a resolution. The two most important men in the world, John F. Kennedy and Nikita Khrushchev, met for a summit in Vienna. Yet the high hopes were disappointed. Within months the Cold War had become very hot:...

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Dynamic Détente: The United States and Europe, 1964–1975
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Dynamic Détente: The United States and Europe, 1964–1975

Stephan Kieninger Dynamic Détente: The United States and Europe, 1964–1975 This book examines the dynamic evolution of Western détente policies which sought to transform Europe and overcome its Cold War division through more communication and engagement. Kieninger challenges the traditional Cold War narrative that détente prolonged the division of Europe and precipitated America’s decline in the aftermath of the Vietnam War. Rather,...

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La campagna di Russia
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La campagna di Russia

MARIA TERESA GIUSTI La campagna di Russia 1941-1943 «Io accetto con gratitudine la Vostra generosa offerta, Duce, di mandare un corpo italiano ed aerei da caccia italiani sul teatro bellico orientale» Adolf Hitler a Benito Mussolini «Voglio far sapere come si moriva: sembrerà banale, ma una delle cause principali era il congelamento dei piedi. Dopo un giorno o due di marcia a quelle temperature, con le nostre scarpe, non adatte a...

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