A senior research fellow and scholar-curator of the Russian and Commonwealth of Independent States Collection at the Hoover Institute, Stanford University. He is the author of seventeen books

on Soviet history, politics and international affairs, including The Great

Terror (1968) and the acclaimed Harvest of Sorrow (1986), a study of the

man-made famine in Ukraine 1932/32 which has appeared in many

translations. He was born in the USA in 1917 and lives in California.

JOHN ARMSTRONG is professor emeritus of political science,

University of Wisconsin-Madison and has also taught at the University of

Colorado and Columbia. He is the author of Ukrainian Nationalism (1955,

2nd ed.1963) and The Soviet Bureaucratic Elite (1959). He was born in the

USA in 1922 and lives in Florida.