Publication: Monitor Volume: 1 Issue: 80

In anotherexample of a Moscow concession to one group being cited as thebasis for a demand by another, legislators in Perm argue thatMoscow must permit gubernatorial elections in their region nowthat it has done so in the case of Sverdlovsk, Segodnya reportedAugust 22. The elections in Sverdlovsk, however, went very muchagainst the government, despite efforts by Russian premier ViktorChernomyrdin and other "Russia is Our Home" bloc officialsto downplay the event. Yeltsin opponent Eduard Rossel won andnow demands greater autonomy for his region in a variety of areasincluding criminal law, Russian radio reported August 22.

Grachev Approves Serviceman’s Union.