Malia, Martin
May 1995
New Republic;5/22/95, Vol. 212 Issue 21, p17
Examines historical events and the factors which contributed to the failure of the democratization process in Russia as of May 1995. Criticisms on the political leadership of President Boris Yeltsin; Phases of the Russian post-communist story; Key to understanding the partial failure of the drive to westernize Russia from 1992-1993; Emergence of nomenklatura capitalism and its significance to the transition; Disadvantages of the lack of any credible alternatives to the governmental disorder.


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