Inching Toward A Declaration Of Interdependence

The euphoria of a sweeping democratic victory still hangs in the Moscow air. But now, the hard work has begun. Leaders of 15 former Soviet republics are thrashing out an economic treaty to prevent the total collapse of their trade and an outbreak of economic warfare. Their aim, says Russian Prime Minister Ivan Silayev, is to create an economic union loosely modeled after the European Community.

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