Publication: Monitor Volume: 1 Issue: 14

A variety of political combinations are being assembled tooppose Prime Minister Chernomyrdin’s “Russia is Our Home” electoralcoalition. Some of them seem to have no ideological foundation except adesire to defeat the current “party of power.” One of the most unusual beingdiscussed would link the trade unions, the industrialists and the Realistparty, Segodnya reported May 17. In short, Yeltsin’s use of the blocs topromote stability may in fact spark more competition and hence uncertainty inthe political arena.

“Silent Majority” To Have Bloc Too.