ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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DAR-ES-SALAAM-Nigeria at the Crossroads

of frozen semen from the United States unci Canada to improve Soviet cattle breeds. Tinsupply of fertilisers to Soviet farms in 1970 is reported to have reached 46 million tons. The deliveries in 1975 are planned at 72 million tons. The vested interests of the defence and heavy industry lobbies will certainly try to fight back at the first available oppor tunity, But their ability to push through changes in the plan will depend on the international situation. The Soviet rulers will be able to ignore the increasing pressures of consumer demand only if the country is faced with external threats. To that extent, the draft plan is at the mercy of the Chinese and the Americans.

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