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Andrei Petrovich Parshev (Russian: Андре́й Петро́вич Па́ршев; born 16 February 1955 in Moscow) is a Russian political writer. His best known book, Why Russia is not America, sets forth his climate-based theory of Russian economic problems. He also wrote Why America is Attacking, arguing that military control over oil-producing countries is essential for the survival of the American economy.
Parshev graduated from the Bauman Moscow State Technical University in electrical engineering in 1978. He subsequently worked as engineer and lecturer in the border guards detachment of the KGB, now known as Border Guard Service of Russia and rose to the rank of colonel.
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