Publication: Monitor Volume: 1 Issue: 43

Claiming a membership of 2.5million and a potential membership of 10 million, Russia’s Unionof Cossacks met in Moscow this week to consider how to betteradvance Cossack and Russian interests, Russian television reportedJune 29. The atamans, as Cossack leaders are known, said thatthey could provide better border security for Russia than currentborder guards do, and that they had warned Moscow two or threemonths ago that Budennovsk was at risk of attack.

Kozyrev Calls for Continued Moratorium on Nuclear Testing.