As Mayor of Moscow, Yuri Luzhkov is a national phenomenon within Russia. He has also emerged as a global figure, admired the world over for his regeneration of this most complex of cities. In this title, he analyses the crisis facing modern man, and points to what we must do to escape Nemesis. This title addresses such key issues as globalization and the decline of the old world, the future of democracy and the threat of global civil war, the problem of terrorism and the moral issues of mass terror. Written in the light of the atrocities of September 11th 2001 and the hostage crisis in Moscow in October 2002, Luzhkov considers the challenges of the modern world from every angle, and proposes a range of intriguing and thought-provoking solutions. In the final section, he turns his attention to Russia itself, and addresses the new and often difficult tasks facing his countrymen in this fast-changing world.