RUSSIAN DRUG TRADE DATA.
Publication: Monitor Volume: 3 Issue: 126
Aleksandr Sergeev, the head of the narcotics department at the Interior Ministry, estimates the narcotics trade in Russia to be worth $2 billion a year. Half of the drugs are imported and half produced inside Russia. The number of drug arrests rose from 10,000 in 1986 to 100,000 in 1996. (ORT, June 26)
Auction of Russian Telecom Company.