Getting Russia off the ropes

Zuckerman, Mortimer B.
October 1993
U.S. News & World Report;10/25/93, Vol. 115 Issue 16, p70
Editorial. Discusses Boris Yeltsin's need for a short-term program to help people left poor, disillusioned, angry and hungry for law and order. The collapsing health system in Russia; Educational system is deteriorating; Crime is surging; Yeltsin's economic shock therapy of radical change must be regarded as a failure; Why Russia is not a suitable patient for shock therapy; The need of a long-term program of structural reform that might take a decade or two.


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