Today's date:
Winter 1999

Boris, Bill and Helmut: The Troika That Brought Depression to Russia

Georgi Arbatov, Director Emeritus of the USA-Canada Institute in Moscow, was on of the most familiar Russian faces to the West during the Cold War.

Moscow - Russia today is mired in a crisis much deeper and more destructive than the Great Depression of 1929-1932. The Russian people have placed the blame where it belongs: on their own leader and his first-name-basis Western allies - Boris, Bill and Helmut - who, under the rubric of "reform," pushed market "shock therapy" on them.

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