Russia

Still emerging from the shadow of Communism or a hotbed of opportunity for Capitalists who show up early?

The Russian Mafia
Book

Federico Varese

Oxford UP, 2001

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Corruption piggybacks on capitalism as Russian entrepreneurs balance profits and protection from organized crime.
Putin's Russia
Book
 

Lilia Shevtsova

Brookings Institution Press, 2003

(8)

Can Vladimir Putin bring stability, democratic institutions and world status to Russia even if he is still an autocrat?
Mao, Marx & the Market
Book

Dean LeBaron and Donna Carpenter

Wiley, 2002

(8)

Capitalism, not for the faint of heart.
Capitalism Russian-Style
Book

Thane Gustafson

Cambridge UP, 1999

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No one can be certain about Russia's economic future, but here are the factors to weigh — and the reasons those old-time Marxists are spinning in the crypts.