PRAVDA, ONCE THE proud voice of the Soviet Communist Party, is so strapped for cash that it has closed its offices in Mexico and Canada as well as three of its four bureaus in the U.S. Pravda's Washington bureau chief, Vladislav Drobkov -- now the last representative of his paper left in the U.S. -- had to miss the recent Clinton-Yeltsin summit in Vancouver because he couldn't afford the trip.
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