The Resource Putin country : A Journey Into the Real Russia., Anne Garrels, (electronic resource)

Putin country : A Journey Into the Real Russia., Anne Garrels, (electronic resource)

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Putin country : A Journey Into the Real Russia.
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Putin country
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A Journey Into the Real Russia.
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Anne Garrels
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eng
Summary
Long before the meteor strike, the longtime NPR correspondent Anne Garrels had Chelyabinsk in her sights. More than ten years ago, she began visiting the city in order to understand what life was really like in post-Soviet Russia, beyond the confines of the glitzy Moscow metropolis. In Chelyabinsk she discovered a populace for whom the new democratic freedoms were as traumatic as they were delightful. A closed nuclear city throughout the Cold War, Chelyabinsk was thrown into disarray in the early 90s as its formerly state-controlled factories were exposed to the free market. And the next twenty years would only bring more turmoil. The city became richer and more cosmopolitan, even as the forces of corruption and intolerance became more entrenched. In The Real Russia, Garrels crafts an intimate portrait of the nation's heartland. We meet ostentatious mafiosos, upwardly mobile professionals, impassioned activists, scheming taxi drivers with dark secrets, and beleaguered steel workers. We discover surprising subcultures, like the LGBT residents of Chelyablinsk who bravely endure an upsurge in homophobia fueled by Putin's rhetoric of Russian 'moral superiority,' yet still nurture a vibrant if clandestine community of their own. And we watch doctors and teachers try to do their best in a corrupt system. Through these encounters, Garrels reveals why Putin commands the support and loyalty of so many Russians, even those who decry the abuses of power they encounter from day to day. Her portrait of Russia's silent majority is essential reading at a time when cold-war tensions are resurgent
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Putin country : A Journey Into the Real Russia., Anne Garrels, (electronic resource)
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  • Duration: 08:12:34
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Unabridged.
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Label
Putin country : A Journey Into the Real Russia., Anne Garrels, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Note
  • Duration: 08:12:34
  • Unabridged
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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stereophonic
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spoken word
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unknown
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (8 audio files)
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electronic
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not applicable
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  • audio
  • computer
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digital recording
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unknown
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D95EF613-1F67-484E-AF2E-9932708931EC
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D95EF613-1F67-484E-AF2E-9932708931EC
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