Segodnya reported May 17 that theaverage Russian monthly wage fell from $87 in November 1994 to $72 in March1995. Even though wages form a decreasing percentage of incomes, thepopulation’s real income declined almost 6% during that period. The economicdecline during the last year has affected the energy sector as well, Segodnyareported May 16. Electric power generation is down 5% since the beginning of1994, for example.
Tax Case Launched Against Arms Export Body.