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Tragedy of Russia"s Reforms Market Bolshevism Against Democracy by Peter Reddaway

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Published by United States Institute of Peace Press .
Written in English


  • c 1990 to c 2000,
  • International Relations - General,
  • Economic Conditions,
  • Social conditions,
  • Political Science,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Russia,
  • Political Ideologies - Communism & Socialism,
  • Economic History,
  • Europe - Russia & the Former Soviet Union,
  • Russia (Federation),
  • 1991-,
  • Politics and government,
  • Post-communism

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages745
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8797030M
ISBN 101929223072
ISBN 109781929223077

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After the fall of the Berlin Wall, the Soviet Union began to unravel. New President Boris Yeltsin promised to lead the country away from its gloomy communist past towards a brighter capitalist future. Instead he ushered in an age of widespread poverty and corruption which allowed an ultra-rich class of oligarchs to seize power and shape Russia as we know it today. Reddaway and Glinksi deliver a savage frontal assault on former Russian president Boris Yeltsin, the young reformers on whom he leaned, and the Western politicians, advisers, and agencies complicit in the misery they are said to have wrought. "Market Bolshevism" refers to Western-style capitalism imposed from above without regard for Russian values, vulnerabilities, and Author: Robert Legvold. Get this from a library! The tragedy of Russia's reforms: market bolshevism against democracy. [Peter Reddaway; Dmitri Glinski] -- Examines the collapse of the Soviet Union in and the birth of the Russian state, focusing on Yeltsin's disastrous policies, which brought on an economic collapse almost twice as severe as.   The Tragedy of Russia's Reforms by Peter Reddaway, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(9).

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