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.