Publication: Monitor Volume: 2 Issue: 165

A Russian daily reported on September 4 that only one-fourth of all military personnel have received their pay for July of this year, and that the government currently owes between three and five million rubles to nearly every serviceman in the country. Wives of officers and NCO’s in Moscow and at garrisons throughout Russia are said to be mulling a protest at government buildings and the Kremlin. (Nezavisimaya gazeta, September 4)

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