Yeltsin's popular protege provides cover for reform

Banerjee, Neela
July 1997
Christian Science Monitor;7/24/97, Vol. 89 Issue 167, p1
Discusses Russian President Boris Yeltsin's appointment of Boris Nemtsov as first deputy prime minister. Nemtsov's efforts at economic reform; The success and popularity of Nemtsov's predecessor Anatoly Chubais; The relative stability of the Russian economy in 1997; The possibility of Nemtsov as successor to Yeltsin as president; Other changes in Yeltsin's cabinet which are causing optimism about the ability of the Russian government to function properly.


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