Publication: Monitor Volume: 1 Issue: 66

Moscow mayor Yuri Luzhkovtold Ostankino television August 1 that his city’s food reserveswere 10 to 15 percent lower than at the same time last year, andthat many people were threatened by the price rises caused bythe introduction of new tariffs on imported food. Meanwhile, Moscow’sEcho radio reported August 1 that Russian militiamen were blockingtrucks bringing food into the Russian capital because their driverslacked the correct forms. In an attempt to remedy the situation,Luzhkov met August 2 with representatives of Belarus who pledgedto help feed the Russian capital.

Monarchists Reestablish Council.