. Yeltsin’s aides insisted August24 that President Boris Yeltsin was hard at work but they refusedto provide any details, Russian radio reported. Questions aboutYeltsin’s health were raised again August 22 when he failed toshow up at the opening of the Moscow air show. Kommersant-Dailyon August 23 suggested that there were three possible explanationsfor Yeltsin’s new absence: the air show opened in the morningand he overslept, the Russian president again feels "unwell,’or he is now very busy with Chechnya.
Yeltsin Unable To Choose Representative For Chechnya.