TITLE

Russia's soon-to-be controlled substance

PUB. DATE
June 1993
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;6/28/93, Vol. 114 Issue 25, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on William Pokhlebkin, a historian at Moscow's Institute of History, who contends in his recent book, `A History of Vodka,' that rulers who have controlled vodka production have controlled the destiny of Russia. President Boris Yeltsin's decision to bring back price controls on vodka in order to get tax revenue; Mikhail Gorbachev's antialcohol campaign.
ACCESSION #
9306220030

 

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