Five Years of the Democratic Experiment in Russia with Yegor Gaidar

4/6/2012; 80 minutes

Yegor Gaidar was a Russian economist and politician, and was the Acting Prime Minister of Russia from June 15, 1992 to December 14, 1992. While in government, Gaidar advocated liberal economic reforms. His most well-known decision was to abolish price regulation by the state, which immediately resulted in a major increase of prices and amounted to officially authorizing a market economy in Russia. (#23322)

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