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Author Soldatov, Andre♯Ư, author.

Title The compatriots : the brutal and chaotic history of Russia's exiles, emigr©♭s, and agents abroad / Andrei Soldatov and Irina Borogan.

Publication Info. New York, NY : PublicAffairs, 2019.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    305.8917 SOL    Available
Edition First edition.
Description xii, 361 pages ; 25 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Soviet/Russian foreign intelligence organizations and departments in charge of keeping tabs on Russian emigr©♭s -- Cast of characters -- Part 1. Spies and dissidents -- Talent spotting -- Identifying targets -- The cost of love -- "The Horse" -- "The Mother" -- Operations area: United States -- The tide turns -- Warring narratives -- Stalin's daughter -- Now it's official -- Bear in the West -- The KGB thinks big -- Moving people -- The other Russia -- Part 2. Market Forces -- Moving the money -- The scheme devised -- Muddying the waters -- Some habits die hard -- Cooperation and rebranding -- Part 3. Putin's project -- A fresh start -- The siege -- Getting out the message -- The crisis -- Courting the White Church -- Reunion -- Part 4. Means of outreach -- Political emigration: restart -- Illusions crushed -- "We need Some targeted hits" -- Desperate times -- When the Party's over -- Eliminating the problem -- Chasing a poison -- Everything old is new again -- The fears of the super-rich -- Epilogue.
Summary "Moscow-based journalists Andrei Soldatov and Irina Borogan look at the complex, ever-shifting role of Russian emigr©♭s since the 1917 October Revolution to the present day. From secret agents to doomed dissidents, the story of Russian emigr©♭s is an invaluable angle through which to understand Russia in the modern world."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Russians -- Foreign countries -- History.
Refugees -- Soviet Union.
Political refugees -- Foreign countries.
Secret service -- Soviet Union.
Soviet Union -- Politics and government.
Added Author Borogan, I. (Irina), author.
Added Title Brutal and chaotic history of Russia's exiles, emigr©♭s, and agents abroad
ISBN 9781541730168 hardcover $30.00
154173016X hardcover $30.00

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