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Posted inEastern Europe & Russia, Regions

RUSSIA ELECTION: Yeltsin Campaigns Hard to Secure Re-Election

After an energetic campaign, Boris Yeltsin secured a narrow victory in the first round of the presidential election. Gennadii Zyuganov retained his core communist supporters but failed to convince other voters that he stood for more than a return to the past by ROBERT W. ORTTUNG with PENNY MORVANT and SCOTT PARRISH THE FIRST ROUND […]