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Crisis in Moscow

R G Gidadhubli Rama Sampat Kumar The differences between the Russian president and the parliament on economic issues

Russia s Ailing Economy

However, such measures often collapse during heavy rains when the drains get flooded. For instance, Reliance Industries situated on the banks of Patalganga has storm water drains opening into the river. The Reliance complex producing polyester staple fibre and polyester is reported to have a full-fledged treatment plant with treatment for biological oxygen demand (BOD) and chemical oxygen demand (COD). But local people living close to the area allege that there have been occasions when effluents have been discharged through drains meant for storm water.

Privatisation in East European Countries

of Ram, the students rebuffed these communal fascist forces and elected candidates who stood for secular democracy. While the success of the leftist-socialist forces in these university elections in itself may not have a significant bearing on the overall political scenario, it is nevertheless a positive development. At a time when the forces representing Hindutva have spread their tentacles throughout northern and western India the crushing defeat of these forces in Uttar Pradesh signifies the changing mood of young people. In any case, the rise of BJP to power in UP has been possible oniy because of the multi- cornered contests and the consequent split in the anti-BJP anti-Congress(I) votes during the last elections.

Russia s Big-Bang Entry into IMF

R G Gidadhubli Abhijil Bhattacharya Having successfully engineered Russia's entry into the IMF Yeltsin has now to do a delicate balancing act to achieve maximum benefits which will satisfy all the conflicting political interests within the country RUSSIA'S formal admission as a member into the IMF on June 1, 1992 is yet another landmark in current history after the disintegration of the former Soviet Union (FSU).

Requiem for Rupee Trade

R G Gidadhubli What were the compelling reasons for India and Russia to end rupee trade? What were the issues and problems that rupee trade created for which it had to be discontinued? What will be the impact of the termination of rupee trade on India's trade with Russia and the other countries of the CIS?

Dilemmas of Rupee Trade

R G Gidadhubli The Indian external affairs minister's recent visit to Moscow comes at a time when a growing body of opinion in both countries regards the rupee trade arrangement as being irrelevant in the context of the radical changes that have taken place THE external affairs minister Madhavsinh Solanki's visit to Moscow in November 1991 has taken place at a juncture when both countries are uncertain as to whether and how to conduct mutual economic relations, which are based on protocols and the rupee trade arrangement.

IMF-World Bank Recipe for Soviet Economy

Soviet Economy R G Gidadhubli Abhijit Bhattacharya In the context of the openly expressed view of the Soviet leadership that economic assistance from the West is critical to Soviet economic survival, the report on the Soviet economy jointly prepared by the IMF, the World Bank, OECD and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and its recommendations assume special significance.

From Armament to Disarmament-Conversion Soviet Style

Conversion Soviet Style R G Gidadhubli AN important component of Gorbachev's policy of perestroika and glasnost has been the conversion of defence establishments for civilian needs. Gorbachev's historic speech at the 43rd UN General Assembly in December 1988 on new thinking in domestic and foreign policy of the USSR and his call for disarmament on a global scale gave greater credibility and impetus to the conversion programme that the USSR had already launched in the country.

Indo-Soviet Trade Compulsions for Status Quo

agricultural development on the one hand and, on the other, poverty, immiserisation and intensification of class differentiation, especially in agriculture (which in China have begun to assume critical dimensions in urban areas since 1980 and are expected to become serious in rural areas before the beginning of the next millennium).

Perestroika and Soviet Economic Relations with Developing Countries-India, a Test Case

with Developing Countries India, a Test Case R G Gidadhubli Soviet economic relations with developing countries in the era of perestroika wilt he determined by a host of factors

Leontief on Soviet Economic Reforms

The debate over the synthesis of market and planning goes on and the central question remains: Is there a possible optimum mixture of 'plan' and 'market' so that there will be neither shortage (characteristic of planned economies) nor unemployment (an attribute of market economies)?

Inflation and Polish Economic Crisis

R G Gidadhubli The officially admitted inflation rate in Poland in 1988 was 65 per cent and the actual rate is believed to have been even higher. The dilemma facing the government is that measures to contain inflation are often found to conflict with the objective of reform and restructuring of the economic system.

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