SERVICEMEN TO LOSE BASIC BENNIES?
Publication: Monitor Volume: 2 Issue: 163
A Russian newspaper reports that a presidential decree has been drafted which would deprive military personnel of a host of non-salary payments and other benefits granted to them by law. The newspaper suggests that the decree, if issued, could trigger a collapse of the military’s social welfare system. (Nezavisimaya gazeta, September 3)
Sergei Kovalev to Have Heart Operation in The USA.