The fledgling Kazakh Navy received 4 coastal defense cutters from Germany on Monday. Officially established in mid-August, the Navy had consisted of 7 small craft from the U.S. and two made in Kazakhstan. Its main base is at Aktua (formerly Fort Shevchenko) on the Caspian Sea. (Kazakh TV, October 14 1996)
Chernomyrdin Intervenes in Kulikov-Lebed Feud, Lebed Appeals to Yeltsin.