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September 13, 1991 | MICHAEL PARKS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Anatoly A. Sobchak was ahead of his time in the mid-1970s when he wrote his doctoral dissertation on the constitutional and legal changes required for the Soviet Union to move to a free-market economy. The dissertation was rejected as heretical by Leningrad State University, and Sobchak had to wait nine years until the political climate changed before he was awarded the coveted doctorate. Now, Sobchak is the mayor of Leningrad, soon to be renamed St.
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September 13, 1991 | MICHAEL PARKS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Anatoly A. Sobchak was ahead of his time in the mid-1970s when he wrote his doctoral dissertation on the constitutional and legal changes required for the Soviet Union to move to a free-market economy. The dissertation was rejected as heretical by Leningrad State University, and Sobchak had to wait nine years until the political climate changed before he was awarded the coveted doctorate. Now, Sobchak is the mayor of Leningrad, soon to be renamed St.
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