Why Soviet Decline

Private property wanted to reform the economy at

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Unformatted text preview: (theirs) to devote a huge amount of resources to military- result was to deny luxury for the citizens – no food/houses- in order to keep up with the US - no one predated it - yuri Andropov- head of kgb, ruthless- hung rev of 1956- sov ambassador to Budapest- - appointed a lesser man- gorbechov - Gorb- catalyst for collapse- didn’t believe in free markets, was not a capitalist, didn’t believe in private property- wanted to reform the economy, at least give efficient production...
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This document was uploaded on 03/17/2014 for the course GOVT 293 at Georgetown.

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