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"The stunning story of Russia's slide back into a dictatorship--and how the West is now paying the price for allowing it to happen, "--Amazon.com.The ascension of Putin to the presidency of Russia in 1999 was a strong signal that the country was headed away from democracy. Now, with his vast resources and nuclear arsenal, Putin is at the center of a worldwide assault on political liberty and the modern world order. Kasparov shows that the collapse of the Soviet Union was not an endpoint, and reveals Putin as an existential danger hiding in plain sight.… (more)
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Title:Winter Is Coming: Why Vladimir Putin and the Enemies of the Free World Must Be Stopped
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Winter Is Coming: Why Vladimir Putin and the Enemies of the Free World Must Be Stopped by Garry Kasparov

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An excellent book by an eminently gifted author, heavy on observation and analysis and totally believable. Strongly recommended. ( )
  scottcholstad | Dec 21, 2019 |
An interesting history lesson in the socio-political climate of post-USSR Russia and how it led to Putin in power, and lessons on how the Western powers failed to respond to the threat.

Books of this type are often unbearably dry and impenetrable; Kasparov however has an easy style that makes it much more readable than it might have been. If the topic interests you, but you're not sure you can manage to get through 267 pages of it, you may be pleasantly surprised. ( )
  adam.currey | Jul 4, 2018 |
Very interesting read. I didn't know much about Putin's Russia before this book. This book helped give me some perspective, and it made me want to research the topic further. ( )
  JustinKimball | Feb 14, 2018 |
A clear warning about the dangers implicit in trustiing Putin. A wake up call to western leaders to stick to the democratic credentials. However, Kasparov is angry. He appeared to give blind acceptance to the American way without questioning that that system too has its flaws. ( )
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