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About VLADIMIR GRYAZNYEVICH

Anatoly Gryaznyevich is a journalist based in St Petersburg. He is a commentator on the radio Ekho of Moscow. 

Articles by VLADIMIR GRYAZNYEVICH

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Rosemary Bechler

Rosemary Bechler is the mainsite editor of openDemocracy.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Russian consumerism: market boom chaos

The collapse of the USSR replaced the perennial shortages of goods and services with the problem of low incomes and rising prices. Today management is grossly inefficient, but rampant corruption blocks any moves to improve the situation. People complain, but they still vote as they’re told at elections, says Vladimir Gryaznyevich

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