Storm warnings on the Russian front

Zimmermann, Tim
November 1993
U.S. News & World Report;11/1/93, Vol. 115 Issue 17, p54
Points to a number of troubling developments in Russian and elsewhere in the region that the Clinton administration is trying to soft pedal. Clinton administration's concern about President Boris Yeltsin's treatment of the press; Administration's support for reform remains synonymous with support for Yeltsin; Democrats in Russia concern about the increasing role of the Army, KGB and Interior Ministry; The administration's preoccupation with Russia.


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