Publication: Monitor Volume: 2 Issue: 183

Russian Security Council secretary Aleksandr Lebed yesterday compared NATO to a "fist" pointed at Russia and charged that the alliance’s enlargement could return Europe to Cold War-style confrontation. Lebed also suggested that the West would be better off boosting aid to Russia rather than devoting large sums of money to enlargement. (Itar-Tass, October 1)

Zyuganov Alleges Fraud in Rostov Election.