Auswirkungen der Wirtschaftskrise: Heute: Die ehemalig kommunistischen Länder

Rude awakening for former communist countries as financial crisis made in the west hits hardest in the east | Business | The Guardian

But for the newish democracies and market economies of the region, 2009 has been a rude awakening, the biggest shock since they switched from Soviet communism to western capitalism 20 years ago. „There is no doubt the region is in deep crisis,“ said the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development last week. „The worst output collapse since the great recession that followed the end of communism.“