TITLE

Bugs and Boris

AUTHOR(S)
Fenyvesi, Charles
PUB. DATE
August 1992
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;8/31/92-9/7/92, Vol. 113 Issue 9, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that relations between Russian President Boris Yeltsin and the West have become strained over what the United States and Great Britain believe are the Kremlin's `gross misrepresentations' concerning bacteriological warfare laboratories in the former Soviet Union. The Russians' acknowledgement of the existence of six such facilities; Both President George Bush and British Prime Minister John Major have urged Yeltsin to give a complete account of the facilities.
ACCESSION #
9208311536

 

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