Into The Void

Suddenly the old Soviet Union is gone. Now new leaders are improvising on a grand scale to shape a new nation -- or nations -- from the chaos.

No Soviet Union? That huge blob of blood red that dominated maps of the Eurasian landmass for 70 years now broken up into a crazy quilt of squirming lines enclosing a kaleidoscope of colors? The concept is even harder to grasp than the idea of a noncommunist Soviet Union. There had once -- for centuries, in fact -- been something like that, in the form of the Russian empire. But no monolithic state covering that immense area -- none at all?

Well, could be. Almost anything might yet emerge out of the chaos that has followed the second Russian Revolution. But...

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