Publication: Monitor Volume: 2 Issue: 110

Meanwhile, on the campaign trail, Yeltsin continued his vote-pandering generosity. In Novosibirsk yesterday, he announced that he would pay off a 50 billion ruble ($10 million) debt owed for building Novosibirsk’s metro system. (Reuters, June 10) Meanwhile, Yeltsin’s economic aide Aleksandr Livshits alleged that "red directors" are fanning discontent among workers on the eve of the elections by deliberately withholding wage payments. Livshits said managers were telling their workers, "Go and ask your precious Yeltsin, maybe he will pay you." (Itar-Tass, June 10)

Yeltsin Aides Accuse Comunist party of Planning "Dual Power."