Russian pensioners call off protest

  • 1998-11-12
  • Rebecca Santana
TALLINN - Payment to ailing Russian pensioners has come just in time to prevent a demonstration in front of the Russian Embassy in Tallinn. A group of Russian citizens called off a demonstration to draw attention to the Russian government's failure to pay the pensions of retired military personnel after Moscow promised to deposit money for September and October within 10 days.According to a statement released by the Union of Russian Citizens in Estonia, the Russian Defense Ministry took the necessary steps to ensure that the veterans will be paid in a timely fashion. Anatoli Fatjanov, Secre...
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