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[[newspaper article clipping]] [[2 columns]] [[column 1]] [[bold]] SOVIET AND UKRAINE FIGHT U.N. COST RISE [[/bold]] ----- Special to the New York Times. UNITED NATIONS, N.Y., Sept. 22--The Soviet Union and the Ukraine dissented today against a committee recommendation that their assessments for the United Nations budget be increased slightly. Two members of the Committee on Contributions, all of whom are appointed as individual experts rather than as Government representatives, entered their objections against the decision of the majority. The revisions proposed by the panel would, if approved, affect twenty-four countries, of which thirteen would pay more and eleven less in 1956 than their contributions for the current year. For the Soviet Union, the suggested rise would be 0.2 per cent and for the Ukraine 0.02 per cent. At present the Soviet assessment stands at the rate of 15.08 per cent of the total budget, and that of the Ukraine at 2.02 per cent. The Soviet share is the second largest among the member nations, exceeded only by that of the United Sates, which is paying at the rate of 33.33 per cent. In the descending scale, the next largest assessments are those of Britain, France, Nationalist China and Canada. The most sizable of the recommended increases would affect France, whose assessment would be increased from 5.90 to 6.23 per cent. [[/column 1]] [[column 2]] [[advertisement: Martini & Rossi Imported Sweet Vermouth, "matchless taste, matchless quality Renfield Importers Ltd. New York, N.Y.]]
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