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The MIDDLE CLASS: Economic Reform Casts a Long Shadow in Russia

Official statistics paint a grim picture for Russia, showing a country on the brink of a violent social explosion. The thriving shadow economy, however, makes such a scenario highly unlikely by JOHN VAROLI ST. PETERSBURG-If one believes Goskomstat, the state statistics bureau, it seems that Russia is in a hopeless economic and social situation. Since […]