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Bolstered by the referendum, Russia's President talks tough

HEADS WILL ROLL! SO PROMISES BORIS YELTSIN IF officials in his government continue to oppose his reforms. In a nationally televised address 11 days after his strong showing in a national referendum, Yeltsin declared that those who do not share his aims "should simply leave," and called for new parliamentary elections by the fall. The President's prediction of a battle with the parliament over his new draft constitution, which would scrap the conservative Congress of People's Deputies, was immediately fulfilled: parliamentary leaders presented their own rival draft, specifically designed to limit the President's powers.

Meanwhile, hard-liners and security forces continued to...

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