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Yuri N. Maltsev

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Yuri N. Maltsev is a Professor of Economics at Carthage College in Wisconsin. He held various government and research positions in Moscow, Russia. Before defecting to the US in 1989, he was a member of a senior economics team that worked on President Gorbachev's reforms package of perestroika. Before settling in the Midwest, he was a Senior Fellow at the United States Institute of Peace in Washington, DC. a US federal research agency. His work involved briefing members of Congress and senior officials at the executive branch on issues of national security and foreign economic and military assessment. He also testified before the US Congress and appeared on CNN, PBS News Hour, C-Span, CBC, and other American, Canadian, Spanish, South African, and Finnish television and radio programs. He has authored and co-authored fifteen books and over a hundred articles. He is a recipient of the Luminary Award of the Free Market Foundation.

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The Decline and Fall of Gorbachev and the Soviet State

BiographiesOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology

10/17/2008Mises Daily Articles
"The coup government faced a people seething with anger at the crimes of totalitarianism and the poverty of socialism."
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Farewell to Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

BiographiesThe Police StateWorld History

08/06/2008Mises Daily Articles
Solzhenitsyn had enough courage to equate socialism and Nazism as equally evil and morally reprehensible.
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Capitalism, Cuba, and Castro: A Report from Recent Travels

Other Schools of ThoughtPolitical Theory

Yuri N. Maltsev discusses his recent travel to Cuba, and how it compares to his time spent in the USSR. Recorded at the 2004 Austrian Scholars Conference. Includes Question and Answer period.
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