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Published by Soviet Economic Studies Branch, Center for International Research, Bureau of the Census, U.S. Dept. of Commerce in Washington, D.C .
Written in English



  • Soviet Union


  • Railroads -- Soviet Union -- Rates.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Matthew J. Sagers and Milford B. Green.
SeriesCIR staff paper ;, no. 11
ContributionsGreen, Milford B.
LC ClassificationsHE1895 .S25 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 28 p. :
Number of Pages28
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2494268M
LC Control Number87601285

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