Publication: Monitor Volume: 1 Issue: 28

All three parties to the dispute –both houses of parliament and the Yeltsin administration — continued their discussions on June 7. The Federation Council may concede a 50-50 split in seats elected by party list and by single-member constituency, but only if the Duma agrees to rules that would limit the power of Moscow-based politicians, Kommersant-Daily said June 7. The paper held out little hope that an agreement would be reached anytime soon, or that Yeltsin would in fact sign any agreement that the parliament might come up with.

Justice Ministry Rules Chernomyrdin Bloc’s Activities are Legal.