Robert Service is a Fellow of the British Academy and of St Anthony's College, Oxford. He has written several books, including the highly acclaimed Lenin: A Biography, Russia: Experiment with a People , Stalin: A Biography and Comrades: A History of World Communism, as well as many other books on Russia's past and present. Trotsky: A Biography was awarded the 2009 Duff Cooper Prize. Married with four children, he lives in London.
On the 100th anniversary of the abdication of Nicholas II, the last Tsar of All the Russias, Robert Service, author The Last of the Tsars, takes us through the events which led to the Emperor relinquishing power over Russia.
A round-up of our most anticipated history books of 2017, from Ken Follett to Andrew Marr and Tudor England to revolutionary Russia.
On the hundredth anniversary of the revolutions of 1917, we've collected together the very best books on Revolutionary Russia.
Robert Service, author of The End of the Cold War, talks about the legacy of the Cold War and the end of the Soviet Union.
Marking the centenary of the Russian Revolution, acclaimed historian Victor Sebestyen brings us an intimate biography of one of the most significant figures of the 20th century. Through the prism...
'Lenin the Dictator': Marking the centenary of the Russian Revolution, acclaimed historian Victor Sebestyen brings us an intimate biography of one of the most significant figures of the 20th...
The Last Days of the Tsars: Robert Service and Douglas Smith . The Twilight of the Romanovs "
"In 1916-17, despite a disastrous war and evident popular unrest, Tsar Nicholas II and Empress...
Russia and Revolution with Robert Service: In March 1917, Nicholas II, the last Tsar of All the Russias, abdicated and the dynasty that had ruled an empire for 300 years was forced from power by...
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