TITLE

Enemies of the people once again?

AUTHOR(S)
Trimble, Jeff
PUB. DATE
July 1994
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;7/18/94, Vol. 117 Issue 3, p39
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that while Russian leader Boris Yeltsin's current crackdown on organized crime may be well intentioned, it has the makings of another purge, one that could doom reform and plunge Russia backward into its despotic past. Issuance of decree permitting authorities to search offices and homes without warning, investigate finances and detain suspects without charges for 30 days; `Operation Hurricane,' a campaign to sweep up people suspected of having links to organized crime.
ACCESSION #
9407127637

 

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