In a July 1 vote, 193 deputies,33 less than needed, and 50 less than voted against the governmentten days ago, supported a motion of no confidence in the government.The measure failed, and Chernomyrdin and Yeltsin both claimedvictory. But opponents from the communists and Vladimir Zhirinovsky’sparty said they would continue to oppose the regime. The 192 votesagainst the government were more than most Russian commentatorshad expected. Russian radio the day before said only about 150deputies would vote against the government.
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