At aministerial-level meeting in Novosibirsk this week, Germany and Russia agreedto build more housing in 1995 for ethnic Germans still living in the RussianFederation, Moscow radio reported May 15. Moscow will contribute $10 millionand Germany will spend $100 million. The German government said it wantedRussian Germans to stay where they are rather than to repatriate to Germany.But relations between Moscow and Bonn may not remain so amicable for long:the Duma is considering legislation that would declare Germangoods–including art works–seized by Soviet forces at the end of World WarII Russian state property, Nezavisimaya gazeta reported May 17. The paper didsay that Russian officials at the foreign and culture ministries wereconcerned about the consequences of such a step.
Cossacks To Guard Russian Borders Once Again.