Publication: Monitor Volume: 3 Issue: 21

Chechnya’s electoral authorities have confirmed that Aslan Maskhadov won Monday’s presidential election with 64.8 percent of the vote. Shamil Basaev was second with 24 percent and Zelimkhan Yandarbiev third with 10.2 percent. (RTR, January 29) As for the elections to Chechnya’s new parliament, results were inconclusive in most of the republic’s 63 electoral districts and runoffs will be held in two weeks. (Interfax, January 29)

Yeltsin Struggles to Maintain a Presence.