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Post-Soviet Russia : a journey through the Yeltsin era

Author: Roj Aleksandrovič Medvedev
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

One of the world's best-known Russian scholars and a former consultant to both Gorbachev and Yeltsin analyzes the events that have transpired in the Russian federation since late August 1991, from  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roj Aleksandrovič Medvedev
ISBN: 0231106068 9780231106061 0231106076 9780231106078
OCLC Number: 611967004
Notes: Übersetzung aus dem Russischen ins Englische ; Originalsachtitel nicht vorhanden.
Description: 394 Seiten
Contents: Translator's Note Introduction Part 1. Myths and Realities of Captialism in Russia 1. A Capitalist Perestroika: First Steps, 1992--1993 2. Obstacles to Capitalist Development in Russia 3. Privatization, Government Crisis, and Elections (1993) 4. The End of Market Romanticism 5. Russia's New Class Part 2. The Elections of 1995-96 and Their Aftermath 6. Duma Elections, December 1995 7. Gennady Zyuganov as Politician and Ideologist 8. The Inevitability of Change Part 3. 1998: A Year of Upheaval 9. "War on the Rails" 10. Financial Collapse and Another Change of Government Postscript: Yeltsin's Last Year 11. Why the Dismissal of Primakov? 12. The Dismissal of Stepashin 13. Who Is Putin? 14. The Second Chechnya War 15. The December 1999 Elections 16. A Change Without a Coup or Revolution Index
Responsibility: Roy Medvedev.


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Medvedev recognizes that state socialism was not an appropriate economic model for Russia, and that radical economic reforms were necessary for Russia's economic development... He argues that the Read more...

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