MORE PROGRESS IN THE U.S.S.R.
International oil companies seeking business in the Soviet Union have new reason to believe their patience will pay off in time. The hopeful sign: a draft union treaty under negotiation between Moscow and nine Soviet republics. Only the Soviets can decide whether the treaty in present form should serve as the basis for future national governance. It most likely will not. The two largest republics, Russia and Ukraine, have problems with the document, which they and seven other republics