BUSINESS ABROAD: Trouble in the Satellites

From Berlin to Sofia, Russia's satellites were in the grip of a new crisis last week as the political upheaval of past months took its toll on their carefully coordinated economies. With industrial production in Hungary cut 75% by weeks of revolt and strikes, the Communist Government announced mass dismissals of industrial workers and government employees. East Germany's Red leaders arrived in Moscow to ask Russian aid for the faltering East German economy. In Warsaw the Polish government set up a 25-man "brain trust" to grapple with Poland's serious economic ills. All three nations have announced intentions to cut back...

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