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Stalin’s Loyal Executioner: People’s Commissar Nikolai Ezhov 1895–1940

Stalin’s Loyal Executioner: People’s Commissar Nikolai Ezhov 1895–1940

by Nikita Petrov, Marc Jansenvia Books by Hoover Fellows
Tuesday, January 1, 2002

For the first time, still-classified Soviet archives reveal the scope of terrorism under Joseph Stalin.

Estonia and the Estonians: Updated Second Edition

by Toivo U. Raunvia Books by Hoover Fellows
Tuesday, January 1, 2002

A comprehensive survey of Estonian history, placing recent events into historical perspective. The author analyzes the country's post-communist transition, its strategic geopolitical location, and the role of ethnic Estonians in shaping the history of the area.

Analysis and Commentary

Review of the World Bank's "Russian Economic Report, October 2001"

by Alvin Rabushka, Michael S. Bernstamvia
Tuesday, December 4, 2001

In October 2001, the Moscow office of the World Bank issued the first of a new series of quarterly economic reports on Russia, which are intended to describe major economic trends and issues facing the economy.

Lord of the Commons

by Henrik Beringvia Policy Review
Saturday, December 1, 2001

Henrik Bering on Diaries and Diaries: Into Politics by Alan Clark

Analysis and Commentary

Fixing Russia's Banks—A Reminder

by Alvin Rabushka, Michael S. Bernstamvia
Sunday, November 18, 2001

The Russian government plans to hold a meeting on September 27, 2001, to explore several ideas to reform Russia's banks. If the Russian government and its international advisers are really serious about banking reform, they can start by reviewing the relative merits and demerits of existing proposals.

Analysis and Commentary

Towards a New Understanding of the Russian Economy?

by Alvin Rabushka, Michael S. Bernstamvia
Wednesday, November 14, 2001

President Vladimir Putin's visit to Washington, D.C., and to President Bush's ranch in Crawford, Texas, for three days in mid-November 2001 has led to considerable soul searching on Russia's economic prospects and if its recent high growth can be sustained.

Analysis and Commentary

A Russian Revival?

by Alvin Rabushka, Michael S. Bernstamvia
Tuesday, November 13, 2001

Russia's revival, according to The Wall Street Journal, is due largely to its refusing fresh IMF assistance and advice.

Analysis and Commentary

“No Truer Friend”

by Gerald A. Dorfmanvia Hoover Daily Report
Monday, November 12, 2001

Blair on behalf of Britain has been vigorously carrying on the long tradition of an Anglo-American special relationship.

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Bush and Putin at the Ranch

by Michael S. Bernstam, Alvin Rabushka
Monday, November 12, 2001

Terrorism has replaced economic and other issues as the top agenda item for the meeting between presidents Bush and Putin at the ranch.

Voices of Hope: The Story of Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty

by Cissie Dore Hillvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, October 30, 2001

Stabbings, bombings, umbrellas armed with poison pellets—the media called it a Cold War, but in the Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty complex in Munich, the war could get downright hot. By Cissie Dore Hill.