RUSSIAN JAILMATES STRIKE FOR TELEVISION.
Publication: Monitor Volume: 1 Issue: 67
Having learnedthat Yeltsin has issued a decree calling for an improvement inconditions in Russian jails, some 15 inmates in a preliminarydetention center in Moscow have staged a hunger strike to forcelocal jailers to comply, Moskovsky komsomolets reportedAugust 3. Among the new benefits prisoners are supposed to begiven is television.
Moscow City: New Tariffs on Food Designed to Create PoliticalCrisis.