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WAR AND ANTISEMITISM. “Babi Yar”: Yevgeny Yevtushenko’s 1961 poem about the Nazi massacre of 33,000 Jews in a ravine near Kiev in 1941 helped to expose rampant anti-Semitism in the Soviet Union as well as inspire the opening movement of composer Dmitri Shostakovich’s 13th symphony. Even Putin is a fan, saying the poet’s legacy will always remain a “part of Russian culture.”. BACK IN THE USSR very fine dance shoes reviews. Book: “The Russians”: As Moscow bureau chief for The New York Times from 1971-74, Hedrick Smith won the Pulitzer Prize for his coverage of the U.S.S.R. His classic nonfiction best-seller focuses less on politics than on the day-to-day lives of regular people under Soviet rule. (Ballantine Books, reissue edition, 1984)..
Film: “Little Vera”: This 1988 work is regarded as the first Soviet film to deal with youth rebellion and discontent within the Soviet system, as well as frank sexuality. A restless teenager wants to escape life in her provincial town, along with her alcoholic father and disillusioned mother. (Stream on Amazon Prime). Book: “The Last Empire: The Final Days of the Soviet Union”: Mikhail Gorbachev and Boris Yeltsin are the alpha male adversaries at the center of Serhii Plokhy’s nonfiction account of how random events, rather than grand design, led to the dismantling of the world’s biggest country in 1991 very fine dance shoes reviews. (Basic Books, Reprint edition 2015)..