Back to normality in Russia’s transformation – Demand on strong state and its consequences

  • Markku KangaspuroEmail author


Russia has already been seeking its economic, social and political model for over a century. It has passed through several revolutions, struggled with dysfunctional institutions and practices, suffered the unintended consequences of choices the nation has made, and fallen from time to time into deep political crisis. After the seventyfour- year experiment of state socialism, another experiment started, a hasty transformation to capitalism and a liberal democratic political system from scratch.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Aleksanteri InstituteUniveristy of HelsinkiHelsinkiFinland

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