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August 28, 1990 | Cristina Lee, Times staff writer
Anaheim computer executive Leonard McKenzie has invested in a U.S.-Soviet joint venture that will assemble and sell personal computers in Moscow. The venture will be 50% owned by Sovaminco, a Moscow-based venture between Unicorn Investments International of Huntington Beach and Soviet government interests. The other half will be owned by an investor group led by McKenzie, president of General Automation Inc., and Don Olson, a Huntington Beach consultant.
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August 28, 1990 | Cristina Lee, Times staff writer
Anaheim computer executive Leonard McKenzie has invested in a U.S.-Soviet joint venture that will assemble and sell personal computers in Moscow. The venture will be 50% owned by Sovaminco, a Moscow-based venture between Unicorn Investments International of Huntington Beach and Soviet government interests. The other half will be owned by an investor group led by McKenzie, president of General Automation Inc., and Don Olson, a Huntington Beach consultant.
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July 13, 1990 | CRISTINA LEE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
English-speaking tourists and business people visiting the Soviet Union this summer will find some familiar reading material: National Geographic, Rolling Stone, Playboy and 23 other U.S. magazines have hit some Soviet newsstands and bookstores. Soviet American International Co., a U.S.-Soviet joint venture 49%-owned by Unicorn Investments International in Huntington Beach, said Thursday that it has begun distributing the U.S. magazines at 14 locations.
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July 13, 1990 | CRISTINA LEE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
English-speaking tourists and business people visiting the Soviet Union this summer will find some familiar reading material: National Geographic, Rolling Stone, Playboy and 23 other U.S. magazines have hit some Soviet newsstands and bookstores. Soviet American International Co., a U.S.-Soviet joint venture 49%-owned by Unicorn Investments International in Huntington Beach, said Thursday that it has begun distributing the U.S. magazines at 14 locations.
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September 22, 1988 | Associated Press
A U.S.-Soviet venture plans to open 18 print shops and a central printing plant in the Soviet Union, taking advantage of recent liberalization of publishing laws, it was announced Wednesday. The profit-oriented venture will bring "for the first time in history" publishing, copying, printing and computer services to Soviet private citizens, according to an announcement at the Soviet Consulate.
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September 22, 1988 | DAVID OLMOS, Times Staff Writer
An Orange County businessman has struck an unusual deal with the Soviet government to make printing, copying and publishing services more readily available to Soviet citizens, including establishment of Moscow's first commercial chain of copying and printing stores. The joint venture, announced Wednesday by the Soviet Consulate in San Francisco, will be a profit-oriented, U.S.-Soviet partnership. Martin B.
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June 20, 1990 | CRISTINA LEE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Indiana Jones, Batman and R2D2 are going to Moscow. Soviet-American International Co., a joint venture 49%-owned by Huntington Beach-based Unicorn Investments International, said Tuesday that it has signed an agreement with J2 Communications of Los Angeles to open the first video rental service for Western-produced movies in the Soviet Union.
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April 21, 1991 | CRISTINA LEE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When the American Trade Center in Moscow opens for business in September, top U.S. and Soviet officials will be on hand to cut the ribbon to the first Western-managed hotel and business complex in the Soviet Union. The complex is the first Soviet project of Americom International Corp., an Irvine development company. And Americom seems to have scored a hit. The deal may look simple on paper, but it took years of behind-the-scenes political and economic maneuvering to pull it off.
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September 22, 1988 | Associated Press
A U.S.-Soviet venture plans to open 18 print shops and a central printing plant in the Soviet Union, taking advantage of recent liberalization of publishing laws, it was announced Wednesday. The profit-oriented venture will bring "for the first time in history" publishing, copying, printing and computer services to Soviet private citizens, according to an announcement at the Soviet Consulate.
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