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A Window on the Soviet Breakup

Hoover Digest. Research + Opinion on Public Policy (Hoover Institution – Stanford University). 2018. Vol. 3. P. 157-168.

The Uzbek Cotton Affair was the biggest purge, and the last, in post-Stalin USSR. This tale of corruption and frustrated power preoccupied the dying Soviet Union and presaged its end.