TITLE

Western aid at stake

AUTHOR(S)
Corwin, Julie; Knight, Robin
PUB. DATE
August 1992
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;8/10/92, Vol. 113 Issue 6, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that Russian President Boris Yeltsin's reform plan to completely overhaul his nation's tottering economy to qualify for Western aid is being attacked in both parliament and his own government. The country's value-added and personal income taxes have been lowered; Vice President Alexander Rutskoi overtakes Yeltsin in popularity; Yeltsin's request for a new constitution for Russia; Western backers argue Yeltsin could still pull off his program.
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9208102283

 

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