Publication: Monitor Volume: 1 Issue: 19

In two actions,the State Property Commission limited the prospects for further privatization:first, it began to compile the government-mandated list of “strategic”enterprises that will not be privatized, and second, it announced thatenterprises would be sold for current market value rather than on the basis oftheir assets in July 1992, Segodnya reported May 24. The latter step willdramatically increase the prices for some enterprises. The same day, the papersaid, the Duma began consideration of a bill that would define who ownsnatural resources — Moscow, the regions, or private citizens.

Yeltsin Aide Threatens Ukraine With Retaliation.