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The Leaders of the Contemporary Russian Revolution Speak . . .

Vladimir Mau and Irina Starodubrovskaya

in The Challenge of Revolution

Published in print February 2001 | ISBN: 9780199241507
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191599835 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0199241503.003.0007
 The Leaders of the Contemporary Russian Revolution Speak . . .

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This chapter presents an assessment, based on interviews with its leading protagonists (Gorbachev, Yakovlev, Gaidar, Burbulis), of the assumptions, objectives, and implementation of the reform policies of the perestroyka era. All the interviewees exhibited a sense that they were helping to introduce an era of more rational and stable government.

Keywords: Burbulis; Gaidar; Gorbachev; perestroyka; Russia; theory of revolution; Yakovlev

Chapter.  5561 words. 

Subjects: Comparative Politics

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