In The Piratization of Russia: Russian Reform Goes Awry (2003), noted scholar Marshall I. Goldman critically assesses the economic reforms of post-Soviet Russia, focusing closely on Prime Minister Yegor Gaidars flawed privatization program. Unlike Polands privatizations, which spurred the growth of a solid middle class, Russian reforms produced a handful of wealthy oligarchs and a powerful anti-reform backlash.
|Other Independent Review articles by Yuri N. Maltsev
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|Mass Murder and Public Slavery: The Soviet Experience
|Resisting the State: Reform and Retrenchment in Post-Soviet Russia
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