TURMOIL IN AZERBAIJAN RIPPLES THROUGH SOVIET INDUSTRY

Widespread strikes, civil turmoil, and imposition of martial law in the Soviet republic of Azerbaijan doubtless will damage the U.S.S.R.'s entire petroleum industry throughout 1990. Official figures on Azerbaijan's oil flow have provided hard evidence of production losses in Baku area fields. But the Soviets have yet to evaluate the much larger harm caused by shutdowns or limited operation of Baku's petroleum equipment plants, along with intermittent stoppages of railroad, highway,

Feb 19th, 1990
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