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February 2, 1996 | Associated Press
More than 1 million Russian and Ukrainian coal miners went on strike Thursday in a wave of anger that could lead to budgetary chaos and affect Russia's presidential election campaign. From Ukraine's coal-rich Donbass region to eastern Siberia, miners were demanding hundreds of millions of dollars in unpaid wages and protesting government neglect of state-owned mines.
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February 2, 1996 | Associated Press
More than 1 million Russian and Ukrainian coal miners went on strike Thursday in a wave of anger that could lead to budgetary chaos and affect Russia's presidential election campaign. From Ukraine's coal-rich Donbass region to eastern Siberia, miners were demanding hundreds of millions of dollars in unpaid wages and protesting government neglect of state-owned mines.
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September 3, 1989 | DAN FISHER, Times Staff Writer
A leading Kremlin conservative called Saturday for new measures to "guarantee the security of our country" against nationalist divisions that were flaring over the weekend in at least four Soviet republics. Yegor K. Ligachev, a member of the ruling Communist Party Politburo, spoke against a background of nationalistic ferment that included demonstrations by as many as 150,000 people and strikes by thousands of others as activists moved to put pressure on the nation's central authorities.
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June 1, 1993 | MARY MYCIO, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Stepan Khmara believes that he owes his life to Ronald Reagan. When Khmara was suffering physical and mental privations as a political prisoner in the 1980s, "America's moral stance against the Soviet Union under President Reagan gave me strength to go on." Two U.S. presidents later, his view of the United States has soured considerably. "This pressure on Ukraine over nuclear weapons . . .
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