Officials in Transdniester, the breakaway region of Moldova, announced today that the representative of Russia’s ultranationalist leader Vladimir Zhirinovsky was gunned down in his Tiraspol office. The official, Aleksandr Saidakov, headed the Transdniester branch of Zhirinovsky’s Liberal-Democratic Party of Russia. According to Russia’s Radio Mayak, Saidakov is dead. According to Tiraspol officials, he is in critical condition with multiple wounds following a “contract” assassination attempt. (Flux, June 15)
SERBIAN PARLIAMENTARY LEADERS FIND COMFORT IN MINSK.