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The Michigan Daily- Monday, January 13,1992 - Page 7
Pro-Communist groups protest price hikes in Commonwealth

MOSCOW (AP) - Thousands
of people angered by soaring prices
waved red Soviet flags and portraits
of Josef Stalin yesterday during ral-
lies organized by pro-Communist
groups to protest the policies of
Boris Yeltsin.
In another sign of growing con-
cern over economic problems in the
former Soviet Union, the news
agency Tass reported that leaders of
the fledgling Commonwealth of
Independent States would meet Jan.
24 to discuss the pace of reforms.
Protesters in Moscow's central
Manezh Square demanded resurrec-

tion of the Soviet Union, power "in
the hands of the working people,"
and a return of prices to previous
state-subsidized levels, Russian
television reported.
AP photographers said about
5,000 people participated, covering a
small portion of the huge square
next to the Kremlin. Russian televi-
sion and Tass estimated as many as
55,000 took part in the rally orga-
nized by pro-Communist groups
such as Trudovaya Moskva
(Moscow Labor) and Nashi (Our).
In St. Petersburg, about 100 peo-
ple picketed in front of the Winter

Palace, holding signs that read
"Take the Country's Traitors to
Court," the Russian Information
Agency reported.
The "Vesti" television news
show said "similar mass meetings
of Bolsheviks" were held in the
Russian cities of Rostov and
Chelyabinsk as well as in the
Turkmen capital of Ashkabad.
The rally in Moscow was about
the same size as similar pro-
Communist demonstrations in re-
cent weeks to denounce Yeltsin, the
president of the Russian Federation.
But the reports of rallies in other

cities indicated the small hard-line
groups might be gaining support as a
result of the soaring prices that have
accompanied his plan for a
"necessary but painful" transition
to a market economy.
Since controls were lifted Jan. 2,
prices for food, clothing, cars and
other consumer goods have as much
as quadrupled. Yeltsin says the in-
creases will encourage producers to
get more goods to stores, but he has
warned that results might not be
seen for six months.
The anti-Yeltsin rallies have not
attracted near the numbers of pro-

reform demonstrations that flooded
cities across Russia before and dur-
ing the August coup attempt.
Leaders of other former Soviet
republics also let prices rise to
avoid having Russians flowing in to
cart off cheaper goods. But officials
in some cities already have cut regu-
lated prices on some staple items to
head off public unrest.
Economic reforms are the next
major hurdle for the 11 republics of
the Commonwealth of Independent
States. On Saturday, Russia and
Ukraine agreed to divide the prized
Black Sea Fleet and soothed at least

temporarily a dispute that had
threatened to unglue the group and
break up the former Soviet military.
Yeltsin has shown some sensi-
tiyity to the despair. In the Russian
city of Ulyanovsk, southeast of
Moscow, officials said Saturday
that they would lower prices .of
bread, dairy products and other
items after Yeltsin traveled there
and became enraged when he found
prices on many items were far be-
yond the reach of the average con-
sumer.

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