Then Russians Would Ride

January 1983
National Review;1/21/1983, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p17
The article reports on the results of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency's (CIA) study of the economic performance of the Soviet Union, released by the Joint Economic Committee of Congress. The report confirms the economic problems of the Soviet Union such as the declining growth rate. It noted that industrial production grew by 9.4 percent during a period when the Soviet Union was still enjoying the effects of war recovery.


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