Publication: Monitor Volume: 1 Issue: 117

Russia’s finance minister, Vladimir Panskov, told the Federation Council on October 17 that Russian businesses now owe the federal government more than 50 trillion rubles in back taxes. (6) He said that a key aspect of the proposed 1996 budget is "better tax collection" and a policy of getting tough with "unscrupulous businessmen."

Other Dead – Rest in Pieces.