At this RAND/UCLA Center for Soviet Studies symposium held on May 20, 1992, participants examined the collapse of the Soviet Union. Presenting their views on security, politics, economics and social problems facing citizens of the former USSR were Alexei Arbatov of the Foreign Policy Association, speaking on security issues in Soviet successor states; Perry Anderson, Professor of History and Sociology at UCLA, on ethnic and nationality issues; and Professor Axel Leijonhufvud, Chairman of the Department of Economics at UCLA, on problems and prospects for economic reform.
This report is part of the RAND Corporation occasional paper (Soviet) series. The occasional paper series was a product of the RAND Corporation from 1985 to 1992. It included the occasional paper education (OPE) and occasional paper Soviet (OPS), which was issued jointly by the RAND/UCLA Center for Soviet Studies (CSS) to facilitate the exchange of ideas among those who shared the research interests of the Center and of scholars participating in its research and seminar programs.
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