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January 14, 1994 | CAREY GOLDBERG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Lawmakers elected a close ally of President Boris N. Yeltsin as Speaker of Russia's equivalent of the U.S. Senate on Thursday in a sign that the legislative body will be more conciliatory than the old Parliament, which Yeltsin dissolved in September. First Deputy Prime Minister Vladimir F.
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January 14, 1994 | CAREY GOLDBERG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Lawmakers elected a close ally of President Boris N. Yeltsin as Speaker of Russia's equivalent of the U.S. Senate on Thursday in a sign that the legislative body will be more conciliatory than the old Parliament, which Yeltsin dissolved in September. First Deputy Prime Minister Vladimir F.
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August 22, 1993 | From Reuters
Foreign Economic Relations Minister Sergei Glazyev resigned Saturday amid a growing scandal over corruption at the heart of Russian politics. Glazyev, 32, blamed criminal gangs for trying to thwart his attempts to tighten state controls on Russia's chaotic foreign trade. In a resignation letter to Prime Minister Viktor S. Chernomyrdin, he also accused First Deputy Prime Minister Vladimir F. Shumeiko and Justice Minister Yuri Kalmykov of hounding him.
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October 11, 1993 | JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
For a few minutes Sunday evening, some of Russia's leaders let their passion for ballet vanquish their passion for politics. Dance legend Maya Plisetskaya, born in 1926 and long the prima ballerina of Moscow's most famous stage, returned to the Bolshoi Theater where she first danced half a century ago. "There is a sensation in Moscow: Plisetskaya is back on the Bolshoi stage after a long break," Russian TV news reported happily.
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September 7, 1993 | RICHARD BOUDREAUX, TIMES STAFF WRITER
First they took away his official Mercedes-Benz limo, bodyguards and personal physician. Then his chairmanship of government panels on agrarian reform and corruption and his right to receive visitors in the Kremlin. At 9:45 a.m. Monday, the second-highest elected official in Russia, Alexander V. Rutskoi, suffered the latest humiliation of his power struggle with President Boris N. Yeltsin: Kremlin security guards stopped the vice president at the door of his own office and turned him away.
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August 24, 1993 | JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Using the same tactics as enemies who accuse him of being on the take, Russian Vice President Alexander V. Rutskoi on Monday brandished documents he said prove that his foes, and not he, are corrupt or anti-democratic. "I can tell you that these accusations are all groundless," the mustachioed vice president said at a press conference he called inside the Kremlin. Last Wednesday, Rutskoi, President Boris N.
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February 16, 1993 | JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
On the eve of a crucial negotiating session with his most powerful opponent, Russian President Boris N. Yeltsin on Monday unexpectedly left Moscow for what his press secretary said will be a 12-day winter vacation. Yeltsin is staying in a country home outside the Russian capital, members of his entourage said. So the meeting scheduled today with legislative Chairman Ruslan I. Khasbulatov could conceivably go ahead.
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March 20, 1993 | RICHARD BOUDREAUX, TIMES STAFF WRITER
President Boris N. Yeltsin plans to urge his supporters to organize a nationwide plebiscite in hopes that it will help him win a power struggle with the Russian Parliament, a senior Cabinet official said Friday. First Deputy Prime Minister Vladimir F.
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January 15, 1994 | RICHARD BOUDREAUX, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As Boris N. Yeltsin basked in the limelight of a summit with President Clinton on Friday, the lower house of Russia's new Parliament elected one of the president's Communist opponents as its Speaker after a raucous dispute over a single paper ballot. Ivan Rybkin, leader of the Communist faction in the old Soviet-era Parliament, won the leadership of the 444-member Duma with 222 clearly marked ballots in his favor and one in which his name was underlined and his rival's crossed out.
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June 5, 1992 | ELIZABETH SHOGREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The idealistic, pro-market economists who have spearheaded Russia's reforms over the last five months are being replaced with pragmatic specialists who will be expected to improve production and breathe life into the country's collapsed economy, a leading economic adviser to the Russian government said Thursday. The new faces in the government's economic team, however, do not mean that President Boris N. Yeltsin has abandoned his market-oriented reforms, the adviser, Alexei Ulyukayev, stressed.
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March 3, 1994 | SONNI EFRON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Radovan Karadzic, the leader of the Bosnian Serbs, blasted the United States on Wednesday for usurping the role of the United Nations in making peace in the former Yugoslav federation, saying Russia is a more "impartial and reliable" mediator in the conflict.
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