Russa and Soviet Union

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Russa and Soviet Union Glasnot rubbish’will’not’be’allowed -’Yeltsin -’may’1987 -’few’months’later,’yealtsin’fired’and’ drummed’out’and’sent’off’into’exile -’this’was’the’beginning’of’his’transformation’ and’personal’discovery -’ ’ does’capitalism’work? ’ Glasnost-’sov’unions’recognition ’that’it’is’the’beginning’of’the’end -’ ’ Yeltsin-’turns’against’comm’and’centrally’planned’community -’and’embraced’a’new’ system-’Marxism’and’communism’were’indeed’a’mistake Russ-’11’time’zones -’huge’lands’ What happens when economy overturned overnight=- what fills the place between the state that is decapitated but not defeated? It is in place at the middle and lower levels-what sort of balance- the sovs paid respects to idea of balance of power, but not observed in practice- Putin- in 2000- Hailed’as’a’de liverer,’reverse’the’weakening’and’humiliation’of’Russia -’ ’ Putin’has’been’in’power’for’12’years -’tremors’in’the’system -’beginnings’of’a’ destabilization’ Landscape of Russia was transformed- vast’private’fortunes’made,’new’class’of’billionaires -’oligarchs -’ many’billionaires’rose’ up-’ ’ Money’was’king’and’ran’politics -’the’west -’a’movement’of’thought’(U’of’Chicago)’that’ reaffirmed’the’creative’power’of’the’private’sector’and’enterprise’and’globalization -’ remove’barriers’of’free’flow’of’capital’and’goods -’this’m ovement’(intellectual’ adventure’of’2’generations)’is’the’backwaters’of’the’west -’out’of’step’with’keynsianism’ of’1950s -’reached’high’tide’with’marg’thatcher’and’RR -’the’height’of’this’movement’ that’the’sovs’collapsed -also’moral’and’ideological’compass’coll apsed-’in’the’resulting’ vacuum,’the’tsunami’of’enterprise’and’capital’swept’through’Russia -’“the’market” -’the’ magic’formula’that’would’help’and’solve’everything -’ ’ But’in’1990s,’things’didn±t’work’that’way -’in’west,’we’take’it’for’granted -’that’we’have’ a’re spected’currency’with’rules,’anti’trust’laws’goverened’by’gov -’state’protected’ –’but’
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russ’had’no’framework,’no’bur’or’administration,’no’stock’market -’who’is’going’to’ control’insane’competition’where’there’were’no’rules Wild’east’capitalism’was’not’capital ism-’state’structure’was’needed -’Russians’over’ reacted-’putin’able’to’ride’this’wave’with’popularity Strong’and’viable’state’is’also’needed Diff of Russ and Sov Soviet -
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