A new face of the old Russia

Pope, Victoria
December 1993
U.S. News & World Report;12/27/93-1/3/94, Vol. 115 Issue 25, p32
Reports that Vladimir Zhirinovsky's misnamed Liberal Democratic Party won 24% of the vote in Russia's December 1993 elections and an estimated 67 seats in the lower house of Russia's new parliament. How his strong showing was a shock; Zhirinovsky's intention to run for Russia's presidency in elections scheduled for June 1994; His message that a strong leader means a strong country; View of Western leaders that he is a maniac; Supporters and detractors; Profile.


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