KUCHMA: REFERENDUM WILL TAKE PLACE.
Publication: Monitor Volume: 1 Issue: 25
Despite parliamentary opposition and growing concerns that any vote could split the country, President Leonid Kuchma pledged that he would go through with plans to hold a referendum on his and the parliament’s stewardship June 28, Kiev radio reported June 3. One Moscow paper–Kommersant-Daily on June 2– suggested that Kuchma was simply copying Yeltsin’s approach in 1993 and that he might face the same outcome–a real battle with the parliament.
Changing the Belarusian Parliament’s Quorum Could Backfire.