Russia’s bitter taste of capitalism
Chaos and hardship hit Russia with the shock market reforms of early 1992, just weeks after the collapse of the USSR
Chaos and hardship hit Russia with the rapid market reforms in early 1992, just weeks after the collapse of the USSR. In 2018 Dina Newman spoke to one of the architects of this “shock therapy” - Andrei Nechaev, who was then the Minister for Economic Development.
This programme is a rebroadcast.
Photo: Old women selling cigarettes on the streets of Moscow in 1992. Credit: BBC.
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