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Keith Edward Bush OBE (7 December 1929 - 29 September 2017) was a British Army artillery officer and Russia analyst.

Early life

Keith Bush was born on 7 December 1929 and educated at Dulwich College[1][2] and Harvard University.


He worked for Radio Liberty, latterly as research director, from 1963 to 1994.[3]

He was director, Russian and Eurasian program, at the Centre for Strategic and International Studies from 1994 to 2001.

Selected publications

  • Average industrial earnings and income tax in the USSR and the West. Radio Liberty Committee, 1966.
  • A comparison of retail prices in the United States, the USSR and Western Europe. Radio Liberty Committee, 1967.
  • Environmental Disruption: The Soviet Response. Radio Liberty Committee, 1972.
  • From the Command Economy to the Market: A Collection of Interviews. Dartmouth, 1991. ISBN 978-1855212305


  1. Keith Bush. The Times, 2 December 2017. Retrieved 7 December 2017. (subscription required)
  2. Keith Bush, Russia watcher – obituary. The Telegraph, 25 October 2017. Retrieved 7 December 2017. (subscription required)

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