The West That Can Say Yes To Yeltsin

The dissolution of the Soviet Union presents the U.S. and the West with enormous opportunities, as well as many perils. The trappings of Soviet power, including ultimate control of the world's biggest nuclear arsenal, have been assumed by Russian President Boris Yeltsin. Now Yeltsin is trying the most dangerous--yet most necessary--step toward building a market economy: removal of nearly all price controls in Russia.

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