Putin appears to have more in common with Brezhnev than with his more decisive predecessors. Khrushchev, Gorbachev, and Yeltsin risked their positions in attempts to de-Stalinize the Soviet Union. … Putin's rule seems to be more pause than reform, which is, incidentally, what the public wants.
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Research Article| October 01 2001
The Russian Economy: Putin's Pause
Current History (2001) 100 (648): 336–342.
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James R. Millar; The Russian Economy: Putin's Pause. Current History 1 October 2001; 100 (648): 336–342. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2001.100.648.336
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