„The buzzword in Russia today is „modernization.“ That is because, despite the country’s shift to a market economy and its relatively strong economic growth over the past decade, Russia’s leaders have started to worry that they have built a version of capitalism appropriate to the twentieth century rather than to the twenty-first. Where, they wonder, is Russia’s Bangalore, not to mention its Silicon Valley?“

– Freeland, C., Plutocrats, New York 2012, S. 178.

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