Saying Goodbye to Soros

Kaufman, Michael T.
June 2003
Transitions Online;6/16/2003, pN.PAG
Explains the decision of billionaire philanthropist George Soros to stay and pull out of Russia after years of commitment through his Open Society foundation. Reason Soros established the foundation in Russia; Failures and successes in philanthropic works he made.


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