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After Yeltsin: Russia Faces Free-fall

Torn by conflicting impulses, Russia finds an uneasy stability. But real democracy remains distant, and new crises constantby Martin Walker Three emblematic scenes from modern Russia unfolded over the past spring. The first occurred in April, at the luxurious Hotel Crillon in Paris. Heavyweights of the globe’s new media and financial aristocracy gathered to celebrate […]