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Russia"s struggle with stabilization

Jeffrey Sachs

Russia"s struggle with stabilization

conceptual issues and evidence

by Jeffrey Sachs

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Published by [World Bank] in [Washington] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Paper prepared for the World Bank"s Annual Conference on Development Economics, Washington, D.C., April 28 & 29, 1994.

StatementJeffrey D. Sachs.
ContributionsWorld Bank Annual Conference on Development Economics (1994 : Washington, D.C.)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21204174M

  The United States has pushed hard for further political and economic reforms in Russia, while Russia bristles at what it sees as meddling in its internal affairs. The United States and its allies in NATO have invited new, former Soviet, nations to join the alliance in the face of deep Russian . The Romanovs took over Russia in , and the first decades of their reign were marked by attempts to restore peace, both internally and with Russia’s rivals. After Alexis I’s (Peter’s father) death, a power struggle between the Miloslavsky family (of Alexis’s first wife) and the Naryshkin family (of Alexis’s second wife) ensued.

  Boris Yeltsin became Russia’s first elected president in June of and by the end of that year, he had agreed with the leaders of Ukraine and Belarus to dissolve the Soviet Union. The chaos and hardship that resulted from Russia's entry into World War I () was exacerbated in the years that followed. Russians saw the outbreak of a long struggle for power between the Bolsheviks and a series of disparate armies, known collectively as the Whites, supported by Russia's erstwhile wartime allies.

Books by Russian authors are prized possessions in most households. So, needing a book to read is never an issue here – the question is more about which book is best to start with. Here are 12 books that will give you a good foundation to learning about Russia and its history. The slowdown of the economy has come as a shock to Russia’s rulers. In , and , Russia grew at close to 4 per cent. This year growth may be less than 2 per cent. The government initially blamed the slow-down of the world economy: demand for Russia’s natural resources was diminishing.


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