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Published by Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English


  • Economic assistance, American -- Former Soviet republics

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Edition Notes

StatementCurt Tarnoff.
SeriesCRS issue brief -- IB95077i., Major studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 2003, 03-IB-95077i.
ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
The Physical Object
Pagination13 p.
Number of Pages13
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16355874M

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