Tag Archives: Anatoly Chubais

At least they'll admit it

I’ve just spent the last couple of days holed up inside Moscow’s World Trade Center for the Troika Dialog Russia 2010 Forum, anĀ economic conference where I was surprised to hear some refreshing honesty from the Russian political elite who made … Continue reading

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Death of a kamikaze

Early this morning, economist and reformer Yegor Gaidar died of a blood clot in his home in the Moscow suburbs. He was 53. What Yeltsin was to political liberalization, Gaidar was to the Russian economy. It was Gaidar who, in … Continue reading

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