The New Russia & Independent Republics. Chapter 9. From Communism to Free Enterprise. Chapter 9 Section 1. Becoming a Free Market Economy. After the collapse of Communism, Russia moved toward a free market economy
Free Market Economy: People, rather than government, decide what goods and services to produce, how to produce, & who will buy them
*Majority group controls more wealth & power.
Chechnya, has experienced fighting over the years because the Chechen people want to form their own country.
The Hermitage Museum, built by Catherine the Great, holds art work from around the world.