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Author Ligachev, E. K. (Egor Kuzʹmich)
Title Zagadka Gorbacheva. English
Inside Gorbachev's Kremlin : the memoirs of Yegor Ligachev / introduction by Stephen F. Cohen ; translated from the Russian by Catherine A. Fitzpatrick, Michele A. Berdy, Dobrochna Dyrcz-Freeman, and Marian Schwartz.
Imprint Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 1996.

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 MUSKINGUM STACKS  DK290.3.L54 A3 1996    AVAILABLE  
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 MUSKINGUM STACKS  DK290.3.L54 A3 1996    AVAILABLE  
Author Ligachev, E. K. (Egor Kuzʹmich)
Subject Ligachev, E. K. (Egor Kuzʹmich)
Communists -- Soviet Union -- Biography.
Soviet Union -- Politics and government -- 1985-1991.
Description xxxix, 407 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Note Reprint. Originally published: New York : Pantheon Books, c1993.
Includes index.
ISBN 081332887X (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC # 34321036
Table of Contents
 Introduction: Ligachev and the Tragedy of Soviet Conservatism / Stephen F. Cohen 
 A Note to American Readers 
1Inside the Kremlin and Old Square3
  A Late-Night Call4
  Andropov18
  The Leader's Health32
  Favoring Political Ambitions39
  Making the Connection49
  What Will the New Day Bring?66
2The Gorbachev Enigma: In the Trap of Radicalism83
  Shock Therapy83
  Eminence Grise94
  The Khrushchev Syndrome122
3Harbinger of Disaster137
4The Tbilisi Affair146
  A Political Typhoon146
  The Secret Is Out153
  Why Did Shevardnadze Disobey Gorbachev?159
  The Tragedy of Perestroika170
  Sobchak's Move182
5Gdlyan and Others204
  A Stab in the Back204
  Rashidov210
  Counterattack220
  Tactic or Strategy?231
  "Ligachev vs. Gdlyan"?241
6Ghosts of the Past254
  The Kolpashevo Incident254
  The Closed Circle264
  We Got Things Done!268
7Witch Hunt284
  The Rift284
  Nina Andreyeva's Letter298
8Our Own Path312
  Successes and Errors313
  The Fateful Error339
 Afterword: Russia Before the Storm - Life Cannot Go On Like This353
 About the Book and Author389
 Index391


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