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NYT Carries Belarus Story, Incredible.

April 18, 2011

It really seems like something that could happen here.
“The waiting list outside a currency exchange office at the Korona supermarket here had swelled to 52 people and many were getting desperate. Some had been waiting for three days, sleeping in cars, in an increasingly frantic effort to get dollars and euros.”

“You remember the 1990s when people waited in line for bread,” said Maria Titova, 40, a housewife, who had been in line at the Korona supermarket for several hours. “Now we wait in line for dollars.”

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