TITLE

Now, is it mother Russia's turn?

PUB. DATE
April 1992
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;4/6/92, Vol. 112 Issue 13, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that the recent referendum in Tatarstan, where 60 percent of voters supported sovereignty, confirms for a nervous Moscow that the bacillus of separatism is spreading among Russia's autonomous republics. Ethnic identity in the former Soviet Union has overtaken ideology; Hard-currency earnings from the region's oil; How Moscow hopes to convince angry provinces like Tatarstan that they will get a share of the rewards; Details.
ACCESSION #
9204062147

 

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