Tatyana I. Zaslavskaya
Summary: Russian economic sociologist known for telling harsh truths about the state of the Soviet Union who became a researcher whose views came to influence Mikhail S. Gorbachev's economic policies in the early 1990's.
Cause of Death: Complications from a brain injury after a fall
Born: September 9, 1927
Died: August 23, 2013
Location: Moscow, Russia