TITLE

Dirty tricks in the old Soviet Union

PUB. DATE
January 1992
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;1/20/92, Vol. 112 Issue 2, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that, according to the newspaper `Rabochaya Tribuna,' investigators of the August coup have found transcripts of wiretapped conversations of Russian President Boris Yeltsin in the safe of Gorbachev's chief of staff, who was arrested for complicity in the coup. Suggestions that Yeltsin's knowledge of the transcripts may have prompted the rough way he ousted Gorbachev last month; The political influence of former Foreign Minister Eduard Shevardnadze; More.
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