In 1991 the Soviet Union ceased to exist as a major player in the world and Russia's gates flew open. Foreign products, services, people and ideas began pouring in. Old systems started collapsing; new systems started to appear. The new economy continues to develop in Russia and opportunities for the adventurous foreign businessperson-including casino people-abound. This is a guide through the maze of Russian capitalism. Includes information about Russian work attitudes, women in business, the modern employee and the impact of organized crime on the economy. Also an analysis of the impact of soviet economics on the current system. 200 pages, paperbound, June 2004.