The invention of Russia

the rise of Putin and the age of fake news
  • 378 Pages
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Politics and government, Political culture, Social change, Capitalism, Post-communism, Social conditions, Nationalism, Foreign relations, Hi
Other titlesRise of Putin and the age of fake news
StatementArkady Ostrovsky
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LC ClassificationsDK510.763 .O88 2017
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 378 pages
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Open LibraryOL27240246M
ISBN 100399564179
ISBN 139780399564178
OCLC/WorldCa966861785

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The Invention of Russia is a book about the history of the Soviet Union and the formation of modern Russia by Russian journalist Arkady Ostrovsky. The book focuses on the time period of the rule of Mikhail Gorbachev, Boris Yeltsin, and Vladimir Putin.

Special attention is paid to the role played by the media in shaping narratives and steering the population from the Soviet era to the present. The Invention of Russia beat titles including Jason Burke’s The New Threat from Islamic Militancy, John Kay’s Other People’s Money and Emma Sky’s The Unravelling to the prize.

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A winner of the Orwell Prize, The Invention of Russia reaches back to the darkest days of the cold war to tell the story of Russia's stealthy and largely unchronicled counter revolution.

A highly regarded Moscow correspondent for the Economist, Arkady Ostrovsky comes to this story both as a participant and a foreign correspondent.

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Having experienced Russia's modern history firsthand, he uses this knowledge to provide an insightful account of events that were instrumental in the making of Russia. This book was selected as a Financial Times Book of the Year and was just recently awarded the Orwell Prize, which is the United Kingdom's most prestigious prize for.

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With the deep insight only possible of a native son, Arkady Ostrovsky introduces us to the propagandists, oligarchs, and fixers who have set Russia's course since the collapse.

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Its author, Arkady Ostrovsky, was born and educated in the USSR and left Russia in to pursue a PhD in English Literature at the University of.The Invention of Russia is worthwhile to broaden one’s understanding of the forces inside Russia that worked against the communist system, but that failed – for very Russian reasons – to create a 21st century modern state with rule of law at its core.

This state has begun to regress into its nationalist history complete with peasants and.