Operation Elbe

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Edward Lozansky

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What if two of the world's greatest nations—nations that were allies during both world wars and have never warred against each other—had found common ground after the 9/11 attacks and moved forward together to end global terrorism? Operation Elbe explores these possibilities when nuclear physicist



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Soviet nuclear physicist Mikhail Petrov defects to the United States with the help of the young female CIA agent who becomes his wife. On 9/11 she dies in the Twin Towers explosion. Mikhail's former colleague in the Soviet laser fusion lab who hates America is smuggling a suite case bomb to Al Qaeda


New York, Moscow, Washingtonm Kabul

Based on a True Story


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Overcoming Monster/Villain

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Happy Ending,Meaningful Message

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Extreme Violence

Main Character Details

Name: Michael Petrov

Age: 30

Gender: Male

Role: Logical

Key Traits: Adventurous,Decisive,Engaging,Educated,Skillful,Romantic,Sophisticated,Complex

Additional Character Details

Name: Alessia

Age: 25

Gender: Female

Role: Logical

Key Traits: Adventurous,Charming,Decisive,Educated,Patriotic

Additional Character Details

Name: Grigory

Age: 35

Gender: Male

Role: logical

Key Traits: Adventurous,Aggressive,Desperate,Seductive

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About The Author

Dr. Edward Lozansky is the President and Founder of the American University in Moscow. He also founded the U.S. - Russia Forum, an annual event held in U.S. Congress since 1981 that deatures well known American and Russian political and business leaders, scholars, and foreign policy experts who discuss the most important issues in the relations between the two nations. A frequent contributor to the major U.S. and Russia media Dr. Lozansky is the author of 13 books in the areas of science, the humanities, and politics published in U.S. and Russia. He was birn in Liev, Ukraine, graduated from the Nuclear Research University in Moscow and received his PhD in the Institute of Atomic Energy. In 1976 he was forced to emigrate from USSR for critising Soviet foreign and domestic policies and settled in Rochester, NY where he a job at the Laser Fusion Lab. In 1980 he moved to Washington, DC where he became a Professor at the Americam University. In 1988 je was back to USSR by Gorbachev and since then became a go between Washington and Moscow in search for the ways to promote mutually beneficial U.S. - Russia cooperation. https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2018/may/21/celebrating-1982-pivotal-year/

Target Audiences

Age: 35-54

Target Gender: Universal

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Publishing Details

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Publisher: Kontinent USA in English, Khudozhestvennaya Literatura in Russian

Year Published: 2016

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