Kremlin prioritises pay in attempt to end discontent

Welch, Jilly
September 1998
People Management;9/3/1998, Vol. 4 Issue 17, p15
Reports that the Russian government will prioritize payment of unpaid state wages. Effect on plan to the economy; Action taken by private-sector employers in the country to avert disaster; Demands of unions; Remarks from Citibank executive John Campbell.


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