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March 23, 1992 | Times Wire Services
President Boris N. Yeltsin's top lieutenant appealed Sunday to the rebel region of Tatarstan to remain part of Russia after it voted in a referendum for self-rule. First Deputy Prime Minister Gennady E. Burbulis appealed to the oil-rich territory to sign an agreement shaping new relations between Moscow and a score of mini-republics within Russia. Yeltsin charged that Saturday's referendum was aimed at secession from the sprawling federation.
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March 23, 1992 | Times Wire Services
President Boris N. Yeltsin's top lieutenant appealed Sunday to the rebel region of Tatarstan to remain part of Russia after it voted in a referendum for self-rule. First Deputy Prime Minister Gennady E. Burbulis appealed to the oil-rich territory to sign an agreement shaping new relations between Moscow and a score of mini-republics within Russia. Yeltsin charged that Saturday's referendum was aimed at secession from the sprawling federation.
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March 22, 1992 | CAREY GOLDBERG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Openly defying Russian President Boris N. Yeltsin, residents of Tatarstan flocked to the polls Saturday for a referendum on self-rule that posed the most serious challenge yet to the unity of Yeltsin's sprawling Russian Federation. Mintimer Shaimiyev, president of the oil-rich region of 3.7 million people on the Volga River, insisted as he went to cast his ballot that Tatarstan was not seeking to secede from Russia.
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March 22, 1992 | CAREY GOLDBERG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Openly defying Russian President Boris N. Yeltsin, residents of Tatarstan flocked to the polls Saturday for a referendum on self-rule that posed the most serious challenge yet to the unity of Yeltsin's sprawling Russian Federation. Mintimer Shaimiyev, president of the oil-rich region of 3.7 million people on the Volga River, insisted as he went to cast his ballot that Tatarstan was not seeking to secede from Russia.
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