Only 4 or 5% of the Russian population now support Boris Yeltsin, Russia’s leading pollster Yury Levada told the April 21 Trud. Despite that, the head of the All-Russian Center for the Study of Public Opinion said, mass uprisings are unlikely. People are tired of politics and will not participate. That implies that a revolution from below is unlikely, but that a palace coup could occur, with Yeltsin now having little recourse to popular backing against it.
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