…BUT CHERNOMYRDIN TAKES OVER POWER MINISTRIES.
Publication: Monitor Volume: 1 Issue: 127
Russian prime minister Viktor Chernomyrdin said on Friday that he had assumed partial control over key ministers while President Boris Yeltsin recovers from a heart attack. He said he has been "coordinating" the work of the Ministers of Defense, Security, Foreign affairs and the Interior — the first admission that Yeltsin has given up some presidential powers.
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