There was a time when Russia was an economic power on the rise. Sean McMeekin’s new book, “History’s Greatest Heist: The Looting of Russia by the Bolsheviks,” explains what nipped that growth in the bud.
Posted on Jan 2, 2009
Andrew Nagorski Andrey Rudakov
Andrew Nagorski is director of public policy and senior fellow at the EastWest Institute. A former Newsweek editor and correspondent, he is the author of “The Greatest Battle: Stalin, Hitler, and the Desperate Struggle for Moscow That Changed the Course of World War II.”