RUSSIAN SOLDIERS GET THEIR BACK PAY.
Publication: Monitor Volume: 3 Issue: 161
Defense Minister Igor Sergeev announced yesterday that the government had met President Yeltsin’s September 1 deadline to pay the back wages owed to the military and civilian personnel working for the Defense Ministry. However, he said that the last 200 billion rubles of the total 7.9 trillion ruble debt was to be transferred that day and that it would take several more days for that money to be distributed. (RIA Novosti, September 1)
Russian Parliament Reconvenes as Government Split Widens.