Tatyana I. Zaslavskaya

 

 

Age: 86

 

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