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Summary: This searing investigative work shadows a group of activists risking unimaginable peril to confront ongoing anti-LGBTQ pogrom raging in the repressive and closed Russian republic. Unfettered access and a remarkable approach to protecting anonymity exposes this under-reported atrocity, and an extraordinary group of people confronting evil.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 947.5 SEI

Igort

Summary: Graphic novelist Igort illuminates two harrowing moments in recent history--the Ukraine famine and the assassination of a Russian journalist.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 IGO

Babchenko, Arkadii.

Contents: Mountain Brigade -- The river Argun -- Chechens -- Chechens II -- Yakovlev -- The cow -- To Mozdok -- The ninth neighborhood -- Sharik -- The apartment -- The runway -- Mozdok-7 -- The summer of 1996 -- Special cargo -- New Year's Eve -- Alkhan-Yurt -- The storming operation -- Argun -- A soldier's dream -- Field deception -- The obelisk -- Lais -- Hello sister -- Traitors -- Chechen Penal...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 947.5 BABCHENKO, ARKADY BAB

Summary: Putin's new law that forbids ''propaganda of non-traditional sexual relations to minors'' hits millions of gay/lesbian youngsters in Russia. Parents and friends of gay kids now are obliged to tell them they are sick, sinful and abnormal. These teens have no forum, find no help in Russia, you won't even find them on the internet: Error 404. For the first time, the bravest of them turn to the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: rise and shine world sales 2014

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Baiev, Khassan.

Summary: Dr. Khassan Baiev describes his experiences after leaving a promising surgical career in Moscow in 1994 to provide medical services to the people of Chechnya which was under attack by Russian troops, discussing how he managed with poor facilities and few supplies, as well as the constant threat of execution by the Russians.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Walker & Co. 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BAIEV, KHASSAN BAI

Warren, Susan May

Summary: Kidnapped by rebels while serving as an interpreter in Ukraine, Signe Kincaid has spent the past decade secreting out valuable information about Russian assets in the US to her CIA handler. Fearing for her daughter after being discovered as an operative, Signe sends her to former Navy SEAL Hamilton Jones for safekeeping. When Ham discovers the reason Signe has kept her distance, he must choose...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Group 2020

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Lucas, Edward

Summary: A senior Economist writer argues that the Kremlin's spymasters have excelled in their field beyond the capabilities of their Western-world adversaries, tracing the story behind the 2010 deportation of Anna Chapman while analyzing triumphs and disasters in Western intelligence throughout the Cold War as revealed by a leading Russian NATO spy.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Walker & Co. 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327 LUC

Slaght, Jonathan C.

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Summary: "A young field scientist and conservationist tracks the elusive Blakiston's Fish Owl in the forbidding reaches of eastern Russia"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2020

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Politkovskai͡a, Anna.

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Publisher / Publication Date: University of Chicago Press 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 947.52 POL

Pomerantsev, Peter.

Summary: A British television producer reveals the corruption involved in every social and political aspect of Russian life, from propaganda gurus running the Russian media to Siberian mafia-towns and the international cabal of the super-rich.

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Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306 POM

Kalb, Marvin L.

Summary: Marvin Kalb, a former journalist and Harvard professor, traces how the Crimea of Catherine the Great became a global tinder box. The world was stunned when Vladimir Putin invaded and seized Crimea in March 2014. In the weeks that followed, pro-Russian rebels staged uprisings in southeastern Ukraine. The United States and its Western allies immediately imposed strict sanctions on Russia and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Brookings Institution Press 2015

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Summary: Set against the Russian Civil War. Vavilova has to make a decision between motherhood for revolutionary martyrdom.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Kino International 2007

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Greene, David

Summary: "Travels with NPR host David Greene along the Trans-Siberian Railroad capture an overlooked, idiosyncratic Russia in the age of Putin. After two and a half years as NPR's Moscow bureau chief, David Greene travels across the country--a 6,000-mile journey by rail, from Moscow to the Pacific port of Vladivostok--to speak with ordinary Russians about how their lives have changed in the post-Soviet...

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Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 914.7 GRE

Beer, Daniel

Summary: "The House of the Dead is a history of Siberia with a focus on the last four tsars (1801-1917). Daniel Beer explores the massive penal colony that became an incubator for the radicalism of revolutionaries who would one day rule Russia"--Provided by publisher.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364 BEE

Summary: A father and son live together in a rooftop apartment. They have lived alone for years in their own private world. Sometimes they seem like brothers, at other times they appear to be like lovers. Following in his father's footsteps, the son, Alexei attends military school. He likes sports and has problems with his girlfriend. She is jealous of Alexei's relationship with his father. Alexei's...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wellspring Media 2004

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN FAT

Sylvan, Lu

Summary: "Learn about Putin's early life, how he became one of Russia's strongest presidents, and what has made him so controversial in current politics."--Publisher's website.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Core Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2015

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Garrels, Anne

Summary: "Portrait of the mid-size city of Chelyabinsk and how it is faring in the new Russia"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2016

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Harding, Luke

Summary: On November 1, 2006, journalist and Russian dissident Alexander Litvinenko was poisoned in London. He died twenty-two days later. The cause of death was Polonium--a rare, lethal, and highly radioactive substance. This is the inside story of the life and death of Litvinenko. And it is the story of the aftermath: a decade of geopolitical disruptions still felt today. In A Very Expensive Poison,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327 HAR

Kasparov, G. K. (Garri Kimovich)

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Summary: The ascension of Vladimir Putin -- a former lieutenant colonel of the KGB -- to the presidency of Russia in 1999 was a strong signal that the country was headed away from democracy. Yet in the intervening years -- as America and the world's other leading powers have continued to appease him -- Putin has grown not only into a dictator but an international threat. With his vast resources and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Public Affairs 2016

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Turk, Jonathan.

Summary: A scientist relates the story of how Moonynaut, an elderly shaman in a remote Siberian village, healed his fractured pelvis after invoking the Spirit Raven, a healing that prompted the author to traverse the frozen tundra where the shaman was born and record the spiritual stories of bands of reindeer herders.

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Griffin 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 915 Turk

Stent, Angela

Summary: "An analysis of Putin's Russia and how Russians perceive their place in the modern world"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Twelve 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327.47 STE

Felix, Rebecca

Summary: Introduces readers to the pride movement, from its beginnings at the Stonewall Riots to the LGBTQ rights movement, the first pride parade, the creation of the rainbow flag, and legislation such as the Matthew Shephard Act and the 2015 Supreme Court ruling that legalized same-sex marriage.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Abdo & Daughters, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 305.38 FEL

Laqueur, Walter

Summary: "There is no question that tensions between Russia and America are on the rise. The forced annexation of Crimea, the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight 17, and the Russian government's treatment of homosexuals have created diplomatic standoffs and led to a volley of economic sanctions. Much of the blame for Russia's recent hostility towards the West has fallen on steely-eyed President Vladimir...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327 LAQ

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