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You need to find somebody who will speak the same language. We understand that we couldn’t have any kind of discussion without permission, without a…
These guys were the real owners of the country, and for them to discuss with this young guy who becomes a member of the government…
There is a state that is able to understand the demand in the economy. That state should use prices as an instrument for implementation of…
The red directors were one of the main political forces. Another force was the former Soviet ministers who lost everything because of the transformation of…
The directors thought, They understand nothing in the real economy, in real life. They read some stupid books, and they came from the moon to…
In 1995 the whole political situation was very complicated. I was the first deputy prime minister, and at the same time I had very low…
If I just produce the transparent ideal accepted by the Western experts, a process of privatization which will be very good but never happen, that…
I’m communicating with the directors of the Soviet companies, and I see that it is wrong, but when I go to the official discussions, they…
I joined the city government, and we start to operate as the bureaucrats on the local level, so we were the only ones in the…
During the election in 1989, there was the first Soviet election with alternative candidates to local government. I myself arranged special training for them.
For the producers, there was no reason to produce. You get money, but you couldn’t use this money. For consumers, you could have money, but…
Each university should have a Young Scholars’ Committee. I became the chairman of this Committee, and immediately it was permitted to have this plan officially…
You’re never able to please everybody, especially when you’re transforming a country like Russia.
You’re not always able to choose.
There was the scientific and technical progress which couldn’t be predicted by the state.
The diversification of the people’s demand could not be followed by the state apparatus.
There are no two countries with the same style of economic mechanism, with the same capitalism.
The Bolsheviks started not just on the killing of private property; they were trying to abolish money itself.
Private property is a very fundamental and very long-term institution.
I went to government for making these changes. I remember a number of guys among these important figures.
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