TITLE

The rubles just don't add up

AUTHOR(S)
Zuckerman, M.B.
PUB. DATE
April 1992
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;4/27/92, Vol. 112 Issue 16, p80
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Editorial. Criticizes the ruthless government of the former Soviet Union, focusing particularly on the greediness it has exhibited by pilfering an estimated $50 billion of foreign aid in the last two years, and about $20 billion in hard currencies and gold. The failure of Russia and the new republics to move to a market economy; Cautions against the $24 billion aid program announced by President George Bush; Reason for the economic crisis in Russia; What can be done.
ACCESSION #
9204271668

 

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