Demography--the social mirror? -- The revolt against class society 1890-1928 -- Death and the Stalin era 1929-1953 -- Death from Khrushchev to Gorbachev 1953-1985 -- The end of Perestroika and the transition crisis of the 1990s -- 'Normal' deaths during the first decade of transition -- Yeltsin, Putin and 'abnormal' deaths 1992-2002 -- Conclusion -- Appendix: Basic data on the prison camp system under Stalin.
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