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This brilliant and visionary book, which is based on a confidential report by the international consulting firm CERA, offers several persuasively detailed scenarios of Russia's ...
This brilliant and visionary book, which is based on a confidential report by the international consulting firm CERA, offers several persuasively detailed scenarios of Russia's future. Using the management technique of "scenario planning" and drawing on an extensive knowledge of Russia's political and economic history, Daniel Yergin and Thane Gustafson have produced a study that is already shaping the investment strategies of major corporations and that will become an essential text in the policy debates about the next century. Russia 2010 captures in a timely way the changes shaking Russia and the former Soviet Union after Communism. The result is one of those rare books that not only predict the future but have the power to change it.
An agenda-setting book on the future of Russia and its relationship with the West, by the author of The Prize and one of America's top experts on Russia. Three "histories of the future" for Russia over the next 20 years and the consequences for the US and other countries.
Part One The New Russian Revolution
Part Two The Battle for Power The Big Engine that Couldn't The Implosion of Empire Players and Prime Movers That the Guard Not Tire The Rough Road to the Market
Part Three Muddling Down Two-Headed Eagle The Time of Troubles: Chaos and Reaction The Long Good-bye The Russian Bear
Part Four Capitalism Russian-Style: 2010 and Beyond Chudo at Work—The New Russian Entrepreneurs: “Evident but Unbelievable”
Part Five The Return of a Great Power with Angela Stent Who Pays for the Plowshares? Foreign Investors and the New Capitalists Russia and the West
Appendix: Newly Independent States of the Former Soviet Union