TITLE

Cold, Hunger and Greed

AUTHOR(S)
Matthews, Owen; Annin, Peter
PUB. DATE
January 1999
SOURCE
Newsweek (Pacific Edition);01/11/99 (Pacific Edition), Vol. 133 Issue 2, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the United States aid program to Russia. The amount of American grain, meat and other staple foods to be shipped to Russia; How the deal is arranged as a gift and a sale; The deal including a loan and transportation costs; Donation of food from the US Department of Agriculture (USDA); How the US is preventing thieves from diverting the supplies; Criticism of the USDA food-aid program; Why the deal requires profits be channeled into Russia's pension system.
ACCESSION #
1430035

 

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