Abby Martin uncovers US role in the making of post-Soviet Russia
Files: Post-Soviet Russia, Made in the U.S.A.
increased aggression towards Russia from US politicians and media is
made more clear when taking into account the real history of the
post-Soviet period. The hidden story of Boris Yeltsin’s presidency
explains how deeply the US government, along with Western capitalist
institutions, cheered, shaped and exploited the country after the
fall of the Soviet Union, paving the way for the political system
they all condemn today.
uncover just how much the US Empire has interfered in Russia’s
political evolution, Abby Martin interviews Mark Ames, an American
journalist who spent a decade reporting from Yeltsin’ and Putin’s
Russia and witnessed the country’s transformation from an American
“colony” to it’s “number one threat.”