Tag: Soviet elite

Russian Nomenklatura 5 Times Larger, More Privileged, More Dangerous than Soviet Predecessor

October 24, 2015

Staunton, October 22 – Over the last 15 years, Russia has been “transformed into a country of one leader, one party, and a state without law but with poor health care, education, and environment,” a system which can best be described as “nomenklatura authoritarianism,” according to Gennady Gudkov. And because the nomenklatura is interested in […]