Support independent journalism in Central & Eastern Europe.
Donate to TOL!
by Alexander Kolesnichenko
17 December 2012
In a new book, journalist Valery Panyushkin argues that the Soviet Union fell to an emerging consumer society that is also beginning to undermine Vladimir Putin as frustration builds over Russia's abysmal public services.
You have reached a premium content area of TOL. To read this entire article please login if you are already a TOL subscriber:
Not a subscriber?
Annual membership costs only $55 per year for individuals ($33 for students) and organizational subscriptions start at $134 per year.
Subscribe today for access to:
You can subscribe here to gain access to the entire website.