poll taken last month by the All-Russian Center for the Study of Public Opinion found 63 percent of respondents opposed to continuation of the war in Chechnya…. Russia will not renew its lease on the naval base at Cam Ranh Bay in Vietnam when it expires in 2004. A U.S. official says the United States has no interest in the facility…. The government reduced drug charges against American Fulbright scholar Jeff Tobin from distribution to possession, reducing his sentence from thirty-seven months to one year and raising prospects for an early release…. Two Duma deputies from the reformist Union of Right-Wing Forces have called for re-instatement of the death penalty for narcotics traffickers. Boris Yeltsin suspended use of the death penalty in 1996, under pressure from the Brussels-based Council of Europe.