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Russia Beyond Communism

Russia Beyond Communism

By Vladislav Krasnov

Westview Press, 1991, 355 pp.

This is a Russian voice on Russian voices. Krasnov, now on the faculty at the Monterey Institute of International Studies, is devoted to Solzhenitsyn and features him in this effort to introduce to an American audience the various "liberal" nationalist Russian views that have slowly been emerging as an alternative to communism. The book scarcely covers all the intellectual and cultural bases, but for outsiders who have no notion of what has been happening to the Russian-as opposed to the Soviet-political mind in recent years, this is a valuable starting point.