Taken by the Russian (BDSM, Dark, First Time, Forced, Humiliation, Rough, Virgin)

Author: Cindel Sabante

Publisher: Cindel Sabante


Category: Fiction

Page: N.A

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Arkady Yurlov isn't a man to cross. Quick to anger and even quicker to injure, the Russian mobster is evil through and through. So when Henry Mitchell is caught trying to steal from the mob, Arkady's wrath is is quick and bloody. Now the mobster has one final surprise in store for poor Henry. Arkady found Ashley, the person Henry was closest to. And the mobster isn't above using her against the man who stole from him. But when Ashley offers to do anything to save Henry from a painful death, it's a deal that Arkady can't pass up. Now he has his sights set on the girl. He wants to make her kneel. He wants to claim her for himself. And by the time the angry Russian is done with her, Ashley's innocence will be a thing of the past...

An Illustrated Description of the Russian Empire

Embracing Its Geographical Features, Political Divisions, Principal Cities and Towns ... Manners and Customs, Historic Summary, Etc ...

Author: Robert Sears

Publisher: N.A


Category: Russia

Page: 686

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The Central Powers on the Russian Front

Rare Photographs from Wartime Archives

Author: David Bilton

Publisher: Pen and Sword

ISBN: 1473834538

Category: History

Page: 208

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Arranged in five sections, one for each year of the War, this superbly illustrated book covers the fluid fighting that took place on the Russian Front from August 1914. The author describes how each year saw dramatic developments, notably actions in Poland, Tannenberg, the Carpathian passes in 1914, the 1915 operations in Galicia and the Baltic and the 1916 Brinsilov offensive. 1917 saw the collapse of the German army leading to the 1918 Treaty of Brest-Litovsk and continued fighting along the Baltic and in the Ukraine. The informative text is complemented by over 200 mainly previously unpublished photographs. The Central Powers on the Russian Front 1914 _ 1918 with its emphasis on the German Army's actions against Russia but covering operations on many fronts makes it especially valuable to those who seek greater insight into the wider conduct of The Great War away from the Western Front.

The Political Economy of Russian Aluminium

Between the Dual State and Global Markets

Author: Jakub M. Godzimirski

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319572342

Category: Political Science

Page: 290

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This book addresses how the progress of the Russian aluminium industry, which has developed into an important global actor, has been influenced by the interaction of global market forces and the evolution of the Russian political system. After the collapse of the Soviet Union, Russian aluminium producers needed to adapt to changing framework conditions, both with regards to the global aluminium market and in Russia. Examining the most important changes in the organization of the global aluminium trade – the reorganization and consolidation of Russian aluminium industry and its ‘oligarchization’ – Godzimirski charts the evolution of the relationship between political and economic power in Russia, and the impact that this development has had on survival and adaptation strategies of key aluminium players in the country.

The Russian Century

A Hundred Years of Russian Lives

Author: Pahomov,Lupinin

Publisher: University Press of America

ISBN: 9780761841753

Category: History

Page: 308

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The Russian Century is the most comprehensive and accessible collection of readings devoted to Russian culture and civilization. The fascinating first-person accounts paint a vivid picture of the Russian people through the turbulent years of the collapse of the Soviet Union. This book allows readers to see Russia through the private lives of people who come from diverse backgrounds, various educational and socio-economic experiences, and a broad geographic spectrum. Diary entries, personal sketches,memoirs, and letters tell these stories in an intimate and authentic voice of immediate experience rather than the distant, general flow of history. Translated into English for the first time, personal matters as well as the larger social and political context are revealed in a manner that provides significant insight into a powerful, distinctive, and influential culture. All too often the Russian experience has been presented as either horrific or heroic. This volume goes beyond that approach and deals with areas which have received little or no attention to existing studies of Russian history and culture--love, sexuality, courtship, marriage, family life, work, education, and religion.

Captured by the Russians

A True Story

Author: Charles Burrall

Publisher: Publishamerica Incorporated

ISBN: 9781413734638

Category: Religion

Page: 222

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On September 11, 1984, I was taken hostage by the Soviet Union and held captive in Siberia. This is the story of what happened. Few have the courage to follow their dream. Mine led from a small town in upstate New York to a dingy cell in Siberia. Leaving my hometown with a yearning for adventure, my travels brought me to Alaska where I obtained work on a merchant ship skippered by one of the youngest ship captains in the United States. Two years later, on a freight-hauling mission to the Arctic, our ship was seized by the Soviet Union and taken hostage to Siberia. Held at gunpoint and threatened with 30 years in prison, this is the story of our interrogation and interaction with high-ranking officers in the Soviet military.

The Russian Conquest of the Caucasus

Author: J. F. Baddeley

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 113680093X

Category: Social Science

Page: 604

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Reprint of Baddeley's classic and rare account of the resistance of the North Caucasians under Shamil against the expansion of Tsarist Russia, with a new introduction by Moshe Gammer. Highly relevant to recent developments in the region.

The Grand Strategy of the Russian Empire, 1650-1831

Author: John P. LeDonne

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780195347692

Category: History

Page: 288

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At its height, the Russian empire covered eleven time zones and stretched from Scandinavia to the Pacific Ocean. Arguing against the traditional historical view that Russia, surrounded and threatened by enemies, was always on the defensive, John P. LeDonne contends that Russia developed a long-term strategy not in response to immediate threats but in line with its own expansionist urges to control the Eurasian Heartland. LeDonne narrates how the government from Moscow and Petersburg expanded the empire by deploying its army as well as by extending its patronage to frontier societies in return for their serving the interests of the empire. He considers three theaters on which the Russians expanded: the Western (Baltic, Germany, Poland); the Southern (Ottoman and Persian Empires); and the Eastern (China, Siberia, Central Asia). In his analysis of military power, he weighs the role of geography and locale, as well as economic issues, in the evolution of a larger imperial strategy. Rather than viewing Russia as peripheral to European Great Power politics, LeDonne makes a powerful case for Russia as an expansionist, militaristic, and authoritarian regime that challenged the great states and empires of its time.

The Russian Ecclesiastical Mission in Peking During the Eighteenth Century

Author: Eric Widmer,Eric D. Widmer

Publisher: Harvard Univ Asia Center

ISBN: 9780674781290

Category: History

Page: 262

View: 6745

This book is the first analytical treatment in any language of the "most durable 'sino-foreign' institution in modern Chinese history." It traces the beginnings of a Russian-Orthodox presence in Peking several decades back before the commonly held date of its origin. It also shows how the news of the plight of prisoners from the Russian fortress of Albazin (taken by the Ch'ing in 1685) was transmitted back to Russia, and how the indecisiveness of the official Russian response colored the entire subsequent history of the mission. The chapters on the Orthodox missionary life in Peking and on the institutions of the mission provide us with new insight into life in the Ch'ing capital. The tentative beginnings of Russian scholarly and scientific interest in Chinese matters, an outgrowth of the missionary presence in Peking, are also discussed. The book tackles an especially difficult case, for by ordinary standards the Russian ecclesiastical mission was a failure, not a success. The monks and students were an unruly lot, the mission itself never functioned as a full diplomatic institution, and the Chinese frequently treated the missionaries with neglect or disdain. Yet, as the author demonstrates, even this apparent failure had a purpose. The mission served to maintain a minimal contact between the two empires throughout a long period of conflicting ambitions and actions in the Inner Asian theater.

The History of the War with Russia

Giving Full Details of the Operations of the Allied Armies

Author: Henry Tyrrell

Publisher: N.A


Category: Crimean War, 1853-1856

Page: N.A

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Military Persuasion in War and Policy

The Power of Soft

Author: Stephen J. Cimbala

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780275978037

Category: History

Page: 270

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Cimbala analyzes "military persuasion"--the art of using armed force to support diplomacy, deterrence, crisis management, unconventional conflicts, peace operations, and other military activities short of major conventional war. As he shows, it calls for new methods and mind sets in diplomacy and in military operations. It also requires a U.S. public more tolerant of ambiguity and half measures, including the cutting of losses when necessary.

Annual Register

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A


Category: History

Page: N.A

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