ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Russia: Continuing Debate over 'Shock Therapy'

After a decade of change and transition, Russia is only part of the way to the goal that it had set itself of transformation to a developed market economy. The 'shock therapy' that it adopted rather than a gradual reform process appears to have generated some adverse developments in the economy and society.

Farm Land Law of Russia

The recently passed Farm Land Bill in Russia, reverses the ban on land ownership and promises to usher in far-reaching changes in Russian agriculture. Yet to be truly effective, the measure needs to be accompanied by a series of wider reforms to ensure that not merely the land mafia as is feared, but the middle level and poorer peasants benefit.
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