Donald Treadgold

Donald Treadgold is a professor of Russian history at the University of Washington.

Latest by Donald Treadgold in Chronicles

  • September 1989

    The Politics of a Death

    It is difficult to think of a case comparable to the murder of Sergei Mironovich Kirov. Here one of the top leaders of a great country was killed—most probably by the wish of the supreme dictator, the murder being used as full or partial justification for the arrest, torture, exile, or execution of many, then thousands, and finally millions of men and women charged with some guilt relating to that deed.

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