Publication: Monitor Volume: 2 Issue: 222

Russian president Boris Yeltsin yesterday rejected for the second time a draft law "on military reform," claiming that the latest version is virtually identical to one that he had refused to approve in July. Yeltsin had returned the original draft to the Duma because, in his view, it included provisions that encroach on presidential prerogatives. (Rossiiskie vesti, November 21) On November 22 three Duma committees sent recommendations to the government calling for accelerated military reform. (Interfax, November 22)

Audit Reveals Irregularities in Relation to Russian Foreign Debt.