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The coming Russia
Posted by: borg on November 03, 1999 at 16:46:09:
What's mine is mine and what's yours is mine...
So Russia has been left looted and dispirited, with an aging physical plant, some heavy industry, a little investment, and a trusty stock of raw materials. Perestroika failed to build a Russian Silicon Valley. Reformists failed to modernize and Westernize the economy. Oligarchs have been caught stealing everything that was not nailed down.