Georgii Arbatov

Arbatov, Georgii Arkad’evich

 

Born May 19, 1923, in Kherson. Soviet historian and economist. Academician of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR (1974; corresponding member, 1970). Member of the CPSU since 1943.

Arbatov graduated from the Moscow Institute of International Relations in 1949. From 1949 to 1962 he worked for the Foreign Literature Publishing House and for the journals Voprosy filosofii (Problems of Philosophy), Kommunist (Communist), and Problemy mira i sotsializma (Problems of Peace and Socialism). From 1962 to 1964, Arbatov was head of a section of the Institute of World Economics and International Relations of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR. From 1964 to 1967 he was a member of the staff of the Central Committee of the CPSU.

Arbatov became the director of the Institute of the USA and Canada of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR in 1967. He was a member of the Central Auditing Commission of the CPSU from 1971 to 1976. Arbatov became a candidate member of the Central Committee of the CPSU in 1976 and a member of the CC of the CPSU in 1981. He was a deputy to the ninth and tenth convocations of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR.

Arbatov’s principal works are on foreign policy and international relations. Arbatov has been awarded the Order of Lenin, other orders, and various medals.

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(11) Anatolii Chernaev, Sovmestnyi iskhod: Dnevnik dvukh epokh, 1972-1991 gody (Moscow: Rosspen, 2008), 405; Georgii Arbatov, "Iz nedavnego proshlogo," in L.
The party was discredited by the failed coup of August 1991 and outlawed shortly thereafter - leaving, as Georgii Arbatov points out, "a power vacuum and a completely disorganized political process."(30) With the disintegration of the Soviet Union, the emerging political system in Russia was characterized by chaos and uncertainty.
aid to the mujahideen.(26) Georgii Arbatov, director of the Institute of U.S.A.
The most prominent members of this group (those who formed the top echelon) included economists and sociologists (Abel Aganbegyan, dean of the Academy of National Economics; Tatyana Zaslavskaya, director of the National Center of Public Opinion; Leonid Abalkin, former deputy prime minister; Stanislav Shatalin, former member of the Presidential Council; Nikolay Petrakov, former economics adviser to the president), foreign policy specialists (Alexander Yakovlev, formerly Gorbachev's closest adviser, former member of the Presidential Council and Politburo; Georgii Arbatov, director of the Institute of U.S.A.
Gorbacheva (Moscow: Mezhdunarodnye otnosheniia, 1994), 248; Georgii Arbatov, "Iz nedavnego proshlogo," in L.
Georgii Arbatov, The System: An Insider's Life in Soviet Politics (New York: Random House, 1992), p.
In Moscow, something similar could be said of Roy Medvedev and Merab Mamardashvili, as well as a number of lesser-known intellectuals under Nikolai Inozemtsev at the Institute of the World Economy and International Relations (IMEMO), Georgii Arbatov at the Institute of the USA and Canada (ISKAN), and Timur Timofeev at the Institute of the International Working-Class Movement (IMRD).
Gorbachev had arranged for Yakovlev to be brought back from Canada to head the Institute of World Economy and International Relations; Yakovlev drew on specialists there to provide a flow of expert advice directly to the General Secretary.(79) Gorbachev also asked Georgii Arbatov, the director of the Institute of the U.S.A.
Personal interview with Georgii Arbatov, Moscow, 19 May 1989.
Academician Georgii Arbatov, the head of ISKAN, served as the Soviet member, while retired General Mikhail Milstein of the same institute was one of the principal advisers.(43) Common security was introduced into the commission's deliberations by the German Social Democrat Bahr, who had also been one of the architects of German Ostpolitik.
On the various Russian terms, see Georgii Arbatov, Zatianuvsheesia vysdorovlenie (1953-1988 gg.), Svidetel'stvo soveremennika (Moscow: Mezhdunarodnye otnosheniia, 1991), pp.