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May 25, 1990 | JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Leningrad, the cradle of Soviet power, finally received a new mayor after weeks of intense infighting among the radicals and progressives who triumphed over the Communist Party machine in local elections this spring. Anatoly A.
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July 14, 1990 | ELIZABETH SHOGREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Following the lead of Boris N. Yeltsin, the populist president of the Russian Republic, the radical mayors of Moscow and Leningrad quit the Soviet Communist Party on Friday, declaring that the party had shown its inability to steer the nation toward a new society. Mayors Gavriil K. Popov of Moscow and Anatoly A.
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July 13, 1989 | MASHA HAMILTON, Times Staff Writer
President Mikhail S. Gorbachev, demonstrating the Communist Party's new commitment to respect the will of the people, Wednesday replaced the Leningrad party boss who lost in spring elections and sharply criticized the city's party organization for sitting idly by while his policies of reform are stirring emotions on the street. Gorbachev, who traveled to the Soviet Union's second-largest city to preside personally over the change in party officials, announced that Yuri F.
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May 25, 1990 | JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Leningrad, the cradle of Soviet power, finally received a new mayor after weeks of intense infighting among the radicals and progressives who triumphed over the Communist Party machine in local elections this spring. Anatoly A.
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April 5, 1990 | MICHAEL PARKS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The conservative former leader of the Soviet Communist Party in Leningrad, expelled two months ago for using his political influence to buy a Mercedes-Benz at a huge discount, has been readmitted to the party, the official Soviet news agency Tass reported Wednesday. Yuri F. Solovyov, who had been booted out for "displaying immodesty and violating the normals of party ethics," agreed to return the car, virtually new but bought for the price of a beaten-up, second-hand Soviet compact, Tass said.
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July 14, 1990 | ELIZABETH SHOGREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Following the lead of Boris N. Yeltsin, the populist president of the Russian Republic, the radical mayors of Moscow and Leningrad quit the Soviet Communist Party on Friday, declaring that the party had shown its inability to steer the nation toward a new society. Mayors Gavriil K. Popov of Moscow and Anatoly A.
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April 17, 1990 | JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Something revolutionary happened this spring in the city where, 73 years ago, a band of determined Russian Communists led by V. I. Lenin seized power. They finally lost it. The comrades' undoing was anger at barren store shelves, perks for the powerful and the shoddy state of many architectural glories in the former capital of the czars.
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April 17, 1990 | JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Something revolutionary happened this spring in the city where, 73 years ago, a band of determined Russian Communists led by V. I. Lenin seized power. They finally lost it. The comrades' undoing was anger at barren store shelves, perks for the powerful and the shoddy state of many architectural glories in the former capital of the czars.
NEWS
April 5, 1990 | MICHAEL PARKS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The conservative former leader of the Soviet Communist Party in Leningrad, expelled two months ago for using his political influence to buy a Mercedes-Benz at a huge discount, has been readmitted to the party, the official Soviet news agency Tass reported Wednesday. Yuri F. Solovyov, who had been booted out for "displaying immodesty and violating the normals of party ethics," agreed to return the car, virtually new but bought for the price of a beaten-up, second-hand Soviet compact, Tass said.
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July 13, 1989 | MASHA HAMILTON, Times Staff Writer
President Mikhail S. Gorbachev, demonstrating the Communist Party's new commitment to respect the will of the people, Wednesday replaced the Leningrad party boss who lost in spring elections and sharply criticized the city's party organization for sitting idly by while his policies of reform are stirring emotions on the street. Gorbachev, who traveled to the Soviet Union's second-largest city to preside personally over the change in party officials, announced that Yuri F.
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