Over the last five months, 45 governors – all Yeltsin appointees – and five other regional leaders faced the will of the people. Nearly half lost their seats to challengers, and more than half of those newcomers were backed by the Communists. While most demonstrate a willingness to work with the Kremlin, it remains unclear […]

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