A Russian leader on porridge, czars, and real estate

Matloff, Judith
February 1999
Christian Science Monitor;2/25/99, Vol. 91 Issue 62, p11
Interviews Moscow Mayor and Russian presidential candidate Yuri Luzhkov. His reputation; Role models he has followed; Others who share his views on Russia's transformation; Potential allies for his new party, Fatherland, in the 2000 election; His achievements and failures as mayor; Personal interests.


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