Moscow Turmoil Politicians in Russia are getting ready for a fight concerning the appointment of a new Prime Minister in that nation. President Boris Yeltsin fired his longtime Prime Minister Victor Chernomyrdin on Monday, and has to receive parliamentary approval for a replacement. But the dominant Communist Party, is promising to reject any candidate who supports economic reforms, which are the primary focus of Yeltsin's policies. Analysts predict that a well-known Russian businessman, Boris Berezovsky, could be the source of much of the coming debate. NPR's Andy Bowers reports.
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Moscow Turmoil

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Moscow Turmoil

Moscow Turmoil

Moscow Turmoil

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Politicians in Russia are getting ready for a fight concerning the appointment of a new Prime Minister in that nation. President Boris Yeltsin fired his longtime Prime Minister Victor Chernomyrdin on Monday, and has to receive parliamentary approval for a replacement. But the dominant Communist Party, is promising to reject any candidate who supports economic reforms, which are the primary focus of Yeltsin's policies. Analysts predict that a well-known Russian businessman, Boris Berezovsky, could be the source of much of the coming debate. NPR's Andy Bowers reports.