Russia and Eurasia Documents: 1993, The Russian Federation J.L. Black, ed. Gulf Breeze, FL: Academic International Press, 1995
Foreign Policy: “A Fresh Start. Tomorrow Will See the Inauguration of the 42nd President of the United States”—Bill Clinton (Ye), 310
Ye’s piece on the foreign policy in relation to the United States depicts the transmigration from President Bush to Clinton, and the “bad cards” which Bush passed on to him. The failure of Bush’s and Reagan’s “Reagonomic blueprint” resulted in a tripling of the federal budget deficit and government borrowing in excess of $3 trillion. Ye hopes that Clinton, as the head of the only superpower currently in existence in the world, ...view middle of the document...
Andreev iterates that these statistics cannot be ignored if Russia truly wishes to overcome their economic drought.
Quality of Life, The Environment, and Crime: “Heartfelt Talks With Grenades in Hand” (Modestov), 375-377
This article depicts the fight between the Russian militia and organized crime; especially the crimes of the Mafioso, the Russian mafia. The Russian organized crime administration attempt to catch mob bosses in their felonies, but are only capable of incriminating them on petty offenses. Ultimately, the militia is successful in breaking up “one of the strongest mafia gangs”, though the “impotence of our [Russian] state in the fight of organized crime” is discouragingly existent. The organized crime in Russia abides by its own laws, and Modestov reveals that the state is unable to “keep an equal footing” in the fight versus organized crime.
Russia and Eurasia Documents: 1993, Central Eurasian States J.L. Black, ed. Gulf Breeze, FL: Academic International Press, 1995
Kazakhstan: “Kazakh-Russian Disagreements on Space Center...