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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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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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Russia's War on Chechnya

War and Foreign PolicyPolitical Theory

10/25/2002Mises Daily Articles
The Moscow hostage crisis, unlike most actions that the Russian government blames on Chechens, was definitely of the Chechens's making. But the action, as appalling as it was, does not appear in a historical or political vacuum. Yuri N. Maltsev explains the history of Russia's cruelty toward...
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Why Russia Is Destroying Chechnya

Global EconomyWar and Foreign PolicyWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

10/01/1999Mises Daily Articles
The old formula is at work: distract the people from internal corruption. (Article by Yuri N. Maltsev)
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