Hearing a new message

Stanglin, Douglas; Corwin, Julie
December 1992
U.S. News & World Report;12/28/92-1/4/93, Vol. 113 Issue 25, p23
Reports that the West's dream that Russian President Boris Yeltsin and his reform-minded acting prime minister, Yegor Gaidar, could transform Russia into a capitalist social democracy roughly like Sweden evaporated when Yeltsin lost a power struggle with the Russian parliament and nominated Victor Chernomyrdin, an ex-Communist technocrat, to replace Gaidar. Chernomyrdin's success in the old Soviet system; Opponents of Chernomyrdin; More.


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