"Commonwealth of Chekists"

Edited by John W. Blaney

"Commonwealth of Chekists: The Former KGB Is Alive and Well in Post-Soviet Society," is an early report of how the Soviet secret services embedded themselves into the political and economic reform processes to ensure their survival after the collapse of Soviet Communism. The chapter appears in The Successor States to the USSR, edited by John W. Blaney and published by Congressional Quarterly Press