It's hard for me to believe that it's been a seven year process...
Grrreat! Really looking forward to see it on my table then! Yes, it is a while back we preordered
Well - the major reason I reply is to highlight that it is really worth visiting the games page on gmtgames.com (http://www.gmtgames.com/p-270-red-winter.aspx) because it is always fantastic how much work and research you wargame designers put into your projects -- and your one is a pretty transparent example for that (imho).
2nd edit as I seem to be totally overwhelmed with inserting an extern link