“DOSTOEVSKY’S TIME HAS PASSED.”

Publication: Monitor Volume: 1 Issue: 4

With these words, the director of Moscow’s Karusel Casino said none of the new Russians now bets so much that suicide is an option, even though the average bets for such people is in the $10,000 to $30,000 range, BWW (no. 16) reported. But for other, less well placed Russians, things may be different. Segodnya reported April 29 that the number of Russians suffering from mental illness had risen by 30 percent since the beginning of reform. As a result, the paper said, Moscow plans to open several hundred new psychological treatment facilities by 1997. Copyright 1995 (c) — The Jamestown Foundation

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