There’s hope for this country down the road.
We may go the route of the USSR before that, unfortunately, but who would have thought they’d turn around like they have.
Problem is, much damage has been done to their culture and society in the meantime.
Russia is point on this, no nation has traveled this road before.
The good news is that Putin, Medvedev and many other Russian politicians are going in the right direction. We'll have to wait and see how well it works out.Russia has the resources, population and intelligence to rekindle market and personal liberty, we will see if they do it.