JW3, Thurs 1 Dec
UKRAINE 1945-91: The Soviet Years
A shorter synopsis than usual but covering nearly half a century of Soviet repression.
Immediate aftermath of World War Two: Chaos
Stalin in total control: Repression and worse
Khrushchev and the addition of The Crimea (1954)
Towards the collapse of The Soviet Union
Towards freedom - at last?
Last train to Vienna by Rudolph Chelminski
The Last Empire by Serhii Plokhy