Publication: Monitor Volume: 1 Issue: 68

In what seems an equallyagile electoral adjustment, Yabloko leader Grigory Yavlinsky wascited by Interfax August 6 as telling a closed-door conferenceof its central council that Yabloko’s position is "pro-military." He said that "Russia needs a strong modern army, especiallyin view of the extreme instability on its southern and southeasternborders."

Foreign Ministry Losing Staff over Low Pay.