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Is Russia Lost?
Aired 9/30/1999

Think Tank examines Russia’s development since the fall of the Soviet Union. Widely publicized reports of capital flight, corruption, and poverty have the media asking “Who Lost Russia?” But is that the question we should be asking eight years into what some argue is the biggest transformation – politically, economically, and geographically – in the history of the modern world?
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  Leon Aron
    Director of Russian Studies at the American Enterprise Institute and author of Boris Yeltsin: A Revolutionary Life
  Lynn Nelson
    professor, Virginia Commonwealth University and co-author, “Radical Reform in Yeltsin’s Russia: Political, Economic, and Social Dimensions"
  Michael McFaul
    senior associate, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, author of “Russia’s 1996 Presidential Election: The End of Polarized Politics.”

Originally Aired: 9/30/1999

   
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