YELTSIN, FEDERATION COUNCIL OPPOSE DUMA BILL ON COUNCIL ELECTIONS.
Publication: Monitor Volume: 1 Issue: 46
Spokesmen for Boris Yeltsin and various members of the parliament’supper chamber said that a Duma-passed bill calling for the FederationCouncil to be chosen by election was unconstitutional, Russianradio reported July 5. Unless the two houses can agree on provisionsfor the Council’s selection, Yeltsin has said that he will issuea decree setting the norms for its formation.
Federation Council Denounces Russia’s Loss of "Food Security."