katastroika
 n.— «The threats in the region from AIDS and other epidemics are potentially dire. Prophecies are always hazardous, but in the former Soviet Bloc, the outlook for the next few decades is perhaps best characterized by a Russian neologism invented to describe the adverse effects of the disintegration of the Soviet system: “katastroika.”» —“HIV and AIDS in the Former Soviet Bloc” by Mark G. Field New England Journal of Medicine July 8, 2004. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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