Friday, April 22, 2011

Belarus economy appears to unravel in wake of terror attack, crackdown

Moscow
A week after a powerful bomb killed 13 people in a Minsk subway station, and President Alexander Lukashenko warned of stiff punishment for anyone who spreads "panic," Belarus's state-guided economy appears to be unraveling. Now, worried Belarussians are emptying shop shelves of durable goods and line up outside banks in hopes of converting their rubles into dollars or euros

More @ http://www.csmonitor.com/World/Europe/2011/0418/Belarus-economy-appears-to-unravel-in-wake-of-terror-attack-crackdown