TITLE

Too close for comfort

AUTHOR(S)
Pope, Victoria; Stanglin, Douglas
PUB. DATE
February 1994
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;2/7/94, Vol. 116 Issue 5, p40
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
9402027572

 

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