This audio presentation of a paper delivered by Yuri N. Maltsev, senior fellow for the Mises Institute, discusses the lessons that we can learn about the break up of the Soviet Union. The paper is read by Michael McKay.
Yuri N. Maltsev, senior fellow of the Mises Institute, worked as an economist on Mikhail Gorbachev's economic reform team before defecting to the United States. He is the editor of Requiem for Marx. He teaches economics at Carthage College.