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February 20, 1992 | MICHAEL PARKS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Amid Russia's collapsing economy, U.S. Ambassador Robert S. Strauss has an idea on how to help reverse the trend and move away from seven decades of Soviet socialism--open a dozen grocery stores. "Not big American supermarkets with everything, but stores that sell milk and eggs and sausage and vegetables," Strauss said Wednesday. "You know, grocery stores. "People need food, they have money and they will buy. Get two, three, four entrepreneurs and help them open corner groceries.
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January 27, 1993 | DOYLE McMANUS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
President Clinton on Tuesday nominated Thomas R. Pickering, a former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, as ambassador to Russia and said that the choice reflects the high priority he places on supporting Russian President Boris N. Yeltsin's reforms. Clinton acted swiftly to fill the post, left empty since the departure of Robert S. Strauss in December, because members of Congress and Administration experts believe that relations with Russia need quick attention.
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January 27, 1993 | DOYLE McMANUS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
President Clinton on Tuesday nominated Thomas R. Pickering, a former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, as ambassador to Russia and said that the choice reflects the high priority he places on supporting Russian President Boris N. Yeltsin's reforms. Clinton acted swiftly to fill the post, left empty since the departure of Robert S. Strauss in December, because members of Congress and Administration experts believe that relations with Russia need quick attention.
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February 20, 1992 | MICHAEL PARKS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Amid Russia's collapsing economy, U.S. Ambassador Robert S. Strauss has an idea on how to help reverse the trend and move away from seven decades of Soviet socialism--open a dozen grocery stores. "Not big American supermarkets with everything, but stores that sell milk and eggs and sausage and vegetables," Strauss said Wednesday. "You know, grocery stores. "People need food, they have money and they will buy. Get two, three, four entrepreneurs and help them open corner groceries.
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