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Anne Nivat

Anne Nivat's book Chienne de Guerre won the Albert Londres prize, France's highest award for journalism. She has been the Moscow correspondent for the newspaper Libération, and is the author of The View from the Vysotka: A Portrait of Russia Today Through One of Moscow's Most Famous Addresses. She lives in Moscow.

Anne Nivat

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The View from the Vysotka
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The View from the Vysotka

Anne Nivat; translated from the French by Frances E. Forte
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Press

Completed shortly before Joseph Stalin's death in 1953, the vysotkii, or "sky houses," still dominate the Moscow skyline today. Seven in all, they were the Soviet answer to the American skyscraper,...

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