Russia's Ruble Shakedown

McGeary, Johanna; Gwynne, S.C; Calabresi, Massimo; Waller, Douglas; Meier, Andrew; Quinn-Judge, Paul; Zarakhovich, Yuri
September 1999
Time International (South Pacific Edition);9/27/99, Issue 39, p48
Reports on allegations of money laundering scandals in Russia. Details of the practices of the Bank of New York's Eastern European division, including the role of Natasha Gurfinkel, the Republic National Bank, and Inkombank; United States policy on foreign aid to Russia as a political platform against Al Gore and the Democrats. INSETS: How to Wash a Billion Dollars;Take the Money and Run: Four Scandals.


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