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By Mark Galeotti

The Soviet Union's final struggle used to be performed out opposed to the backdrop of dramatic switch in the USSR. this is often the 1st ebook to review the effect of the battle on Russian politics and society. in accordance with vast use of Soviet reputable and unofficial assets, in addition to paintings with Afghan veterans, it illustrates the best way the battle fed right into a wide selection of alternative approaches, from the increase of grassroots political activism to the retreat from globalism in overseas policy.

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