The Zyuganov Economic Reforms are the name given to the Economic Reforms initiated under the rule of Gennady Zyuganov, during the Soviet Economic Crisis.
Crippled by The Baltic Wars, the Soviet Union was on the verge of collapse. Some feared that the August Coup and Subsequent Civil conflict, led to the isolation of the Soviet Union from the rest of the globe. The State Committee on the State of Emergency had taken charge of the Soviet Government, and had not reinstated the Constitution, as well as the heavily modified version of the 1977 Constitution it passed overwhemingly.
In 1996, the Soviet Government was being reassembled. Gennady Zyuganov had been elected First Secretary of the Communist Party of Russia as a reformist. He Promised to restore the glory of the Soviet Union and to help solve the "impending crisis that faces us all"
In 1996, Zyuganov began crafting his economic policy for the Soviet Union, as the State Committee on the Emergency passed relief bills, but no serious economic commitments.
Zyuganov began analyzing the Perestroika reforms he worked so hard to destroy as well as the New Economic Plan passed by Lenin, texts that had been locked away as part of the censorship of information. Alongside the Policies of Deng Xiaoping, which he obtained from a Chinese Pamphlet, translated by a senior administrator.
Zyuganov decided that the best possible policy was to allow for some Private Enterprises to exist, while maintaining a primarily centralized economy. Zyuganov began by allowing Farmers and small Moscow businesses to sell their goods for a profit. Over the course of two years, Moscow's small business community rose. Only Small Coffee shops, Restaurants, and stores could be private, as the Government maintained control over the basic commodities.
Moscow began seeing immediate economic growth. The GDP of the Russia alone, was higher than the Soviet Union's and could have made it as its own nation, something that dominated the thoughts of most.
In 2000, Zyuganov introduced these reforms to the Soviet Public, and added hopes of a trade agreement with the West, calling for "Socialism for A Brand New Century."
In 2003, Zyuganov signed a historic trade agreement with the United States. This agreement established economic partnerships between the West and Russia. Despite the agreement, Russia maintained its command economy and refused to expand its sector.
Russia survived the 2008 Economic Crisis due to the State-Controlled economy and restrictions on Western Goods, as the Trade Agreement dealt with resources and materials only.