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February 3, 1990 | DAN FISHER and SHAUNA SNOW, TIMES STAFF WRITER and Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Already under fire for the failure of his perestroika reform program to deliver economic dividends, Soviet President Mikhail S. Gorbachev now faces the threat of a potentially crippling steel strike as early as next week, the nation's media reported Friday. The immediate threat is in the Ukraine, heart of the country's steel-making industry, but any strike could quickly spread to other regions and additional industries, according to the reports.
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October 31, 1991 | JONATHAN PETERSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Across the Ural River, in the scrubby fields where Europe turns into Asia, it rises like a monster against the hazy sky: 50 smokestacks towering over a rusty fortress of factories, pipelines and train tracks. It is the largest steelworks in the world, a monument to brute industrial power, decades of sacrifice--and an economic system that doesn't work any more.
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October 31, 1991 | JONATHAN PETERSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Across the Ural River, in the scrubby fields where Europe turns into Asia, it rises like a monster against the hazy sky: 50 smokestacks towering over a rusty fortress of factories, pipelines and train tracks. It is the largest steelworks in the world, a monument to brute industrial power, decades of sacrifice--and an economic system that doesn't work any more.
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February 3, 1990 | DAN FISHER and SHAUNA SNOW, TIMES STAFF WRITER and Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Already under fire for the failure of his perestroika reform program to deliver economic dividends, Soviet President Mikhail S. Gorbachev now faces the threat of a potentially crippling steel strike as early as next week, the nation's media reported Friday. The immediate threat is in the Ukraine, heart of the country's steel-making industry, but any strike could quickly spread to other regions and additional industries, according to the reports.
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