Too close for comfort

Pope, Victoria; Stanglin, Douglas
February 1994
U.S. News & World Report;2/7/94, Vol. 116 Issue 5, p40
Reports that as some ex-Soviet republics struggle to escape from Moscow's political, economic and military orbit, a nationalist tide in Russia threatens their fragile independence. Political center in Moscow which has shifted in the direction of extremist Vladimir Zhirinovsky; How Russia's assertive mood could produce a crisis in the Crimea; Chill that Baltic nations are feeling from Moscow; Potential powder kegs; Wariness with America expressed by Baltics.


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