The Resource The treacherous path, Vladimr Yakunin

The treacherous path, Vladimr Yakunin

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The treacherous path
Title
The treacherous path
Statement of responsibility
Vladimr Yakunin
Title variation
treacherous path
Title variation remainder
an insiders account of modern Russia
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In 1991, Vladimir Yakunin, a Soviet diplomat and KGB officer, returned from his posting in New York to a country that no longer existed. The state that he had served for all his adult life had been dissolved, the values he knew abandoned. Millions of his compatriots suffered as their savings disappeared and their previously secure existences were threatened by an unholy combination of criminality, corruption and chaos. Others thrived amid the opportunities offered in the new polity, and a battle began over the direction the fledgling state should take. While something resembling stability was won in the early 2000s, today Russia's future remains unresolved; its governing class divided. The Treacherous Path is Yakunin's account of his own experiences on the front line of Russia's implosion and eventual resurgence, and of a career as an intelligence officer, a government minister and for ten years the CEO of Russia's largest company that has taken him from the furthest corners of this incomprehensibly vast and complex nation to the Kremlin's corridors. Tackling topics as diverse as terrorism, government intrigue and the reality of doing business in Russia, and offering unparalleled insights into the post-Soviet mindset, this is the first time that a figure with Yakunin's background has talked so openly and frankly about his country
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10667353
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1948-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Yakunin, Vladimir I.
Dewey number
947.086
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Yakunin, Vladimir I
  • Russia (Federation)
  • Russia (Federation)
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
an insider's account of modern Russia
Label
The treacherous path, Vladimr Yakunin
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xvi, 280 pages
Isbn
9781785903014
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
The treacherous path, Vladimr Yakunin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xvi, 280 pages
Isbn
9781785903014
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print

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