The old guard feeds at the aid trough

Duffy, Brian
August 1993
U.S. News & World Report;8/23/93, Vol. 115 Issue 8, p38
Discusses a program called Food for Progress, a $700 million food aid pledge to Russia by President Bill Clinton. How the food aid is being distributed by many of the same people who directed the corrupt Soviet food-distribution system through the Communist government's official ministries; Examples of how some Russians are getting rich off US grain; Questions that have been raised in Washington and Moscow; Problems which persist.


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