Publication: Monitor Volume: 2 Issue: 88

President Boris Yeltsin today rebuked his security chief, General Aleksandr Korzhakov, for his statements reported over the weekend calling for next month’s presidential election to be postponed. Yeltsin is quoted as telling Korzhakov to stay out of politics and reaffirming that the election will go ahead as planned. (BBC World Service, May 6) (See News & Perspective items below)

Russian Supreme Court Rejects Starovoitova’s Appeal.