The Vory: Russia’s Super Mafia




Spymaster

Pub Date : 2009-03-03 | Author : Oleg Kalugin | Publisher : Basic Books

ISBN 10 : 9780465014453
ISBN 13 : 0465014453

Oleg Kalugin oversaw the work of American spies, matched wits with the CIA, and became one of the youngest generals in KGB history. Even so, he grew increasingly disillusioned with..


Moneyland

Pub Date : 2018-09-06 | Author : Oliver Bullough | Publisher : Profile Books

ISBN 10 : 9781782833338
ISBN 13 : 1782833331

'You cannot understand power, wealth and poverty without knowing about Moneyland.' Simon Kuper, New Statesman From ruined towns on the edge of Siberia, to Bond-villain lairs in Kni..


Rich Russians

Pub Date : 2018-05-29 | Author : Elisabeth Schimpfössl | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780190677770
ISBN 13 : 0190677775

The lives of wealthy people have long held an allure to many, but the lives of wealthy Russians pose a particular fascination. Having achieved their riches over the course of a sin..


Wiseguy

Pub Date : 2011-09-27 | Author : Nicholas Pileggi | Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN 10 : 9781451642780
ISBN 13 : 1451642784

Nicholas Pileggi’s vivid, unvarnished, journalistic chronicle of the life of Henry Hill—the working-class Brooklyn kid who knew from age twelve that “to be a wiseguy was to o..



Egyptomania

Pub Date : 2016-11-15 | Author : Ronald H. Fritze | Publisher : Reaktion Books

ISBN 10 : 9781780236858
ISBN 13 : 1780236859

The land of pyramids and sphinxes, pharaohs and goddesses, Egypt has been a source of awe and fascination from the time of the ancient Greeks to the twenty-first century. In Egypto..


The Avars

Pub Date : 2018-12-15 | Author : Walter Pohl | Publisher : Cornell University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781501729416
ISBN 13 : 1501729411

The Avars arrived in Europe from the Central Asian steppes in the mid-sixth century CE and dominated much of Central and Eastern Europe for almost 250 years. Fierce warriors and ca..


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