The social structure of the transitional society
- Nothing but `nyet': Russia reconsidered. // Crain's Chicago Business;10/16/95, Vol. 18 Issue 42, p18
Reports on the speech of Ruzhiemer International executive S. Enders Wimbush at a National Strategy Forum luncheon in Chicago. Comments on Russia's economic and political prospects; Alienation from the political system; Growing opposition to foreign control of Russian companies; Similarity...
- A land of individualists. Bernstein, Jonas // American Spectator;Jun93, Vol. 26 Issue 6, p48
Describes Russia today, a land of rampant inflation, rises in infectious disease and political, social and economic uncertainty. Worry that a return to totalitarianism is imminent; Numbers of individuals dreaming of leaving Moscow for the west; Discussions with those who won't leave; Government...
- Bardak shadows. Bernstein, Jonas // American Spectator;Feb1994, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p80
Discusses bardak or the disorder and chaos existent in Russian Federation. Electoral fortunes of ultra-rightist Vladimir Zhirinovsky and his Liberal Democratic Party; Kidnapping of schoolchildren in Rostov-on-Don; General perception that the country is run by crime lords; Escalation in...
- Shali graves. Bernstein, Jonas // American Spectator;May95, Vol. 28 Issue 5, p60
Reports on developments related to the war in Chechnya in Russia. Displacement of Chechens into neighboring Ingushetia; Views of Pyotr Kosov, adviser to Ingush president Ruslan Aushev on the Chechnian war; Social conditions of the people affected by the war.
- A perilous profession. Zagalsky, Leonid // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;May/Jun1995, Vol. 51 Issue 3, p9
Reports on the increasing peril to journalists in Russia. Killing of four journalists during the first three months of 1995; Similarity of contemporary Russia with Chicago in the 1930s; Murder of Russian Public Television Executive Director Vladislav Listyev.
- Requiem for an enemy. Thomas, Bill // Men's Health;Sep96, Vol. 11 Issue 7, p58
Looks at the health conditions of Russian men. Alcohol consumption; High death rates for Russian men; Role of communism, political and economic reforms; Benefits of America's health care system; Transformation of Russia into a sick society.
- A Dose of Law and Order. Matthews, Owen // Bulletin with Newsweek;08/15/2000, Vol. 118 Issue 6237, p85
Reports on the growth in power and influence of Russia's secret police agency FSB, the successor to the KGB as of August 15, 2000. Russian President Vladimir Putin's appointment of several FSB officers as member of his administration; Increase in public support for the secret police agency.
- Russians too busy and too tired to plot revolution. Matloff, Judith // Christian Science Monitor;9/8/98, Vol. 90 Issue 199, p1
Looks at the possibility of social or military revolution in Russia in 1998. Why Russia seems ripe for another revolution; The weariness of the Russian people; Their efforts to find food; The demoralization of the military; Why analysts do not think it very likely that the military will revolt;...
- How to handle the Russian bear. Lewis, Richard D. // Management Today;Sep95, p90
Offers advice on dealing with Russians on the negotiating table. Transition of Russian society; Russian geography rather than government control as factors in building the Russian character; Traits of pessimism and stoicism amid adversity; Primarily people-oriented than deal-oriented; Focus on...
- Living in Russia Today (Film). Talbot, Elizabeth // School Library Journal;Nov98, Vol. 44 Issue 11, p66
Reviews the film 'Living in Russia Today,' which history, culture, and the former Soviet Union.