TITLE

The wreck of Russia

AUTHOR(S)
Stanglin, Douglas; Pope, Victoria
PUB. DATE
December 1992
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;12/7/92, Vol. 113 Issue 22, p40
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Gives an overview of the dismal situation in Russia. The democrats are in retreat; The economy is in shambles; Why the West can do little to stop Russia's slide; The rich versus the poor; The problems created by building democracy; Increase in violence; False hopes.
ACCESSION #
9212071975

 

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