Eastern Europe http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/22126/all en Did Gorbachev Really 'Refuse to Shoot to Preserve His Costly Empire'? 18 Killed in Lithuania, Latvia http://mrc.org/articles/did-gorbachev-really-refuse-shoot-preserve-his-costly-empire-18-killed-lithuania-latvia <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Max Frankel, former executive editor of the <em>New York Times</em>, reviewed Anne Applebaum's history of the Cold War in Eastern Europe, "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/25/books/review/iron-curtain-by-anne-applebaum.html?ref=todayspaper&amp;pagewanted=all">Iron Curtain</a>." Frankel, who also reported from Moscow and Eastern Europe, found Applebaum's "bulky" volume (a sequel to her Pulitzer Prize winning "The Gulag") old news.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/did-gorbachev-really-refuse-shoot-preserve-his-costly-empire-18-killed-lithuania-latvia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Anne Applebaum Books Cold War Eastern Europe Max Frankel Mikhail Gorbachev Soviet Union Tue, 27 Nov 2012 15:38:29 +0000 clay.waters 41887 at http://mrc.org