The Resource 12 who don't agree, (ebook)

12 who don't agree, (ebook)

Label
12 who don't agree
Title
12 who don't agree
Title variation
  • Twelve who don't agree
  • Battle for freedom in Putin's Russia
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In Twelve Who Don't Agree, journalist Valery Panyushkin profiles twelve Russians from across the country's social spectrum, including: a politician, a journalist, an army officer, an author, a bank manager, a laborer, and a university student. Despite varied backgrounds, they all have one thing in common-participation in the historic March of the Dissidents. Held in 2007 to protest the eroding state of affairs in Russia, the march was held in flagrant violation of increasingly stringent laws forbidding public demonstrations. Though each of these men and women had personal reasons for joining the demonstration, they shared a belief that the government of Vladimir Putin was betraying the promise of Russia's future. Risking the threats and violent retaliation inflicted upon Russian journalists who dare to question the powers that be, Panyushkin boldly illuminates the lives and convictions of these twelve men and women. Refusing to accept the effects of a decade of oil- and gas-generated wealth, government corruption and media censorship, these people have taken a stand against a powerful and ruthless oligarchy; their stories reveal how a growing commitment to human rights, equality, the principals of decency and fairness can transform one into a dissident in the eyes of a ruling class that does not value those same principals. And in today's Russia the dissident's journey is one from which often there is no return
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Midwest
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Pani͡ushkin, Valeriĭ
Dewey number
947.086/2
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Demonstrations
  • Political activists
  • Protest movements
Target audience
adult
Label
12 who don't agree, (ebook)
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781609459284
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12052205
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12052205
System control number
MWT12052205
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
12 who don't agree, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781609459284
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12052205
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12052205
System control number
MWT12052205
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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