Yeltsin dismisses Lebed Interior minister accused security chief of plotting a coup; 'I can't tolerate situation'; Popular ex-general plans to prepare for presidential elections
Security situation now more uncertain Ouster of Lebed could affect Chechnya peace, NATO, treaties
A little country that can Estonia: Newly independent Baltic nation throws a party to celebrate the end of U.S. aid.
Don't count him out Yuri Luzhkov: Watching Kremlin power struggle, Moscow mayor is a serious contender.
Lewin leaves WMAR for Russian TV
In trouble? Muscovites call 007 Emergency: There's no 911 in the Russian capital, but the next best thing is a service provided by an ex-KGB officer with a fleet of Land Rovers, computers and former spies.
Questions about NATO expansion Russia's opposition: Alliance uncertainties about costs, deployment and political fallout.
Why scorn the top statesman in a half-century? Gorbachev: He changed history in wonderous ways, yet he's marginalized or ridiculed.
With feet in their mouths Bloopers: Candidates can't keep from making statements that come back to hurt them; CAMPAIGN 1996
Despite rhetoric, Yeltsin's foes aren't likely to dump an ill man Even Communist rivals favor status quo over uncertainty of vacancy
Memorial site dedicated to World War II Poles More than 400 attend ceremony in Inner Harbor
Lebed calls for ailing Yeltsin to step aside as president Security adviser says it is unclear who is running Russia
Running for the Kremlin throne Alexander Lebed: Yeltsin's security chief sharpens his opposition to NATO expansion.
Look who bashes the U.S. at the U.N. now
Lebed leads the hopefuls jockeying for Yeltsin's job Chaos looms as president awaits surgery, he warns
Yeltsin can resume full activity after operation, DeBakey says Heart surgeon reassures worried Russians after decision to delay bypass
Surgeons expected to decide today on Yeltsin surgery Delay or cancellation could heighten doubts, trigger power struggle
Contradiction, intrigue swirl around Yeltsin The 'new openness' about his health leads to conflicting reports
Opening hearts and minds Yeltsin surgery: President's bypass operation underscores Russian health-care needs.
Yeltsin's heart damage may make bypass too risky, his surgeon says Russian leader suffered a heart attack in June or July, doctor confirms
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Yeltsin's heart could do better Bypass: The surgery that the Russian president is to undergo is far less common in his country than in the United States, and the quality of care is below Western standards.
Yeltsin gives his prime minister authority over security agencies Impending heart surgery is cause for the transfer; nuclear arms are excluded
London libel dispute brings press freedom issue to Md. court
Iraqi money appeals to Russia Leaders eager for the day U.N. drops sanctions
Kohl finds Yeltsin 'active and cheerful' in 4-hour meeting German leader says Russian president is still in power despite illness
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Yeltsin's presidential aide emerges as power broker Leader's illness results in Chubais' calling shots
Attacks split gulf war allies Israel, Britain support Clinton; Saudis, Turks deny use of territory
Keeping an eye on the caldron Vigilance: When an American plane makes a photo-intelligence flight over Ukraine this fall, the information collected will be available to all of the countries that have signed the Open Skies treaty.
Chechens, Russians in unlikely alliance Joint patrols begin in Grozny to keep order, enforce truce
Moscow's Chicago boss Yuri Luzhkov: Tough and popular mayor makes Russia's overcrowded capital work.
Power struggle over Chechnya High stakes: Kremlin inner circle fears unpredictable Lebed may gain too much.
Chechen negotiations suspended envoy cites opposition in Moscow; Accord had been expected; Lebed hopes to meet with Yeltsin, return this week
Lebed fumes to press over Yeltsin decree limiting Chechen aid Without help, he says, republic won't have peace
Russians grow weary of war Fighting in Chechnya takes toll on trust in democratic system
A new breed tells it like it is The journalist: A former slave to the old Soviet censors can report the truth, using criticism as his stock in trade.
His passion fulfilled The dissident: Once jailed for his religious activities, a Christian publisher is riding a wave of reborn enthusiasm.
Memories sustain in world of isolation The pensioner: Democratic reforms have caught an 85-year-old survivor of Russia's brutal past unprepared for change.
'Masters of our own land' The farmer: A 'modern kulak' realizes his dream of private farming and becomes a model for others.
Ambitious investor in new democracy The capitalist: A child of the Communist era becomes a charter member of the prospering class of New Russians.
Nomads of the tundra The herder: An elder struggles to lead his clan into a world of free markets, efficiency and profit.
How to end the war in Chechnya with dignity
Sitkovetsky joins top Sibelius interpreters Violinist: The late, little-known Russian demonstrates his mastery in a newly available recording. Also acquitting themselves well are Leila Josefowicz and Anne-Sophie Mutter.
A Bolshoi dream The ballerina: A young girl's dream came true, but now at age 29 she is dancing in a system nearly demolished by the fall of communism.
Russian, Chechen commanders agree to give cease-fire orders A truce would be seen as a victory for Lebed, who has pushed for peace
Yeltsin aide secretly pursues Chechen truce Lebed flies to war zone, arranges negotiations
Humiliation in Chechnya Under siege: Surrounded by rebels, 7,000 Russian troops are victims of Kremlin splits.
Russia on auto-pilot Yeltsin inaugurated: President starts second term by disappearing from public view.
Yeltsin to take oath for 2nd presidential term Illness, Chechen war shadow ceremony