Russia's reds hurry to add new colors

Ford, Peter; Ingwerson, Marshall
June 1996
Christian Science Monitor;6/19/96, Vol. 88 Issue 143, p1
Reports on Boris Yeltsin's appointment of General Alexander Lebed, an Afghan war veteran, as his personal adviser on national security and secretary of the Security Council. Termination of General Pavel Grachev as defense minister; Implications of Lebed's appointment on Yeltsin's political career; Reaction of Communist-led opposition bloc on the appointment.


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