Putin's New Economic Liberalism

In an opinion editorial in The Moscow Times, Anders Aslund, a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, argues that the speed of Russia's transition to a more modern economy appears to be accelerating. Although much remains uncertain, President-elect Vladimir Putin’s speech to the State Duma on 11 April indicates that Russia is likely to pursue a much better economic policy than in the last eight years.

Wednesday, April 25, 2012