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Whatever happened to glasnost and perestroika?

26 October 2019

9:00 AM

26 October 2019

9:00 AM

This is a timely book. It addresses the challenges of a fractious and fractured Europe. The first word of the title means ‘truth’ in Russian, and the author’s point is that we have collectively lost sight of that essential commodity.

Rory Maclean, whose previous books include Stalin’s Nose, Under the Dragon and Falling for Icarus, retraces in reverse a journey he made 30 years ago.

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