The interviews shed light on the political and economic conditions in the Soviet Union and post-Soviet Russia. Among the interviewees are leaders of the following: the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, the Democratic Party of Russia, Moscow People's Front, the Party for Free Labor, the Republican Party, the Russian Christian Democratic Movement, and the United Workers' Front. Other recordings in the collection capture selected press conferences and focus-group discussions on Russian federalism, political parties, elections, and privatization. A list of all the digitized recordings is available in the inventory of the Michael McFaul Collection.
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