What's Going On In Russia

NPR's Anne Garrels reports from Moscow on new speculation about Russia, Chechnya and who's in charge in the Kremlin. Russian President Boris Yeltsin is out of town. And the man he put in charge of running government policy in Chehcnya, his security chief Alexander Lebed, is fighting on two fronts. While he works at settling the war in Chechnya, he's in daily battles with the bureaucracy in the Kremlin. The most recent attack from Lebed against the Kremlin is that Yeltsin's signature on recent decrees concerning Chechnya are facsimiles and not original.



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