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Books & Ebooks
The War in Ukraine's Donbas by Marples (2022)
Provides a coherent picture of Ukraine and Eastern Europe in the period 2013-2020. Giving voice to different social groups, scholarly communities, and agencies relevant to Ukraine's recent history, Identifies the deeper roots linked to the autonomy and history of Donbas as a region. Concludes with four proposals for a durable peace in Donbas: territorial power-sharing; the conversion of rebels into legitimate political parties; amnesty for all participants of the armed conflict; and a transitional period of several years until political institutions are fully re-established.
Ukraine's Revolt, Russia's Revenge by Smith (2022)
Told from the perspective of a U.S. diplomat in Kyiv, this book is the true story of Ukraine's anti-corruption revolution in 2013--14, Russia's intervention and invasion of that nation, and the limited role played by the United States.The book also counters Russia's disinformation narratives about the revolution and America's role in it. Universal themes include truth versus lies and democracy versus autocracy.
Frontline Ukraine: Crisis in the Borderlands by Sakwa (2016)
Challenges the prevailing wisdom about the Ukraine crisis and explains how its origins lie more with the West’s failure to create an equitable political and security order in Europe after the collapse of communism than with President Putin’s supposed imperialism.