Where is Russia Going? Back to the USSR, of Course

Nadin Brzezinski
5 min readFeb 20, 2024

Some historical context is essential here. In the heyday of the 1990s, especially early on, there was a fire sale on all state-owned businesses. The state-owned enterprises gave shares to workers, making these technically owned by these workers feel owned. That did not last.

Ukrainian-made Artillery system.

People who had cash-bought these companies for Pennies on the dollar. Or are these kopecks on the…

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Nadin Brzezinski

Historian by training. Former day to day reporter. Sometimes a geek who enjoys a good miniatures game. You can find me at CounterSocial, Mastodon and rarely FB