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Thanks to the army, Boris Yeltsin has routed his opposition -- at least for now -- and confirmed his promise of elections, but Russian democracy remains fragile

FRANKFURTER ALLGEMEINE, GERMANY: "What kind of parliament can come out of the elections? Yeltsin has no party and not even organized people's movements that could promise to carry out his policies."

HINDUSTAN TIMES, INDIA: "If Mr. Yeltsin is forced to economize on the military, he may discover he is chopping off the hand that is feeding him."

JERUSALEM POST, ISRAEL: "The promise of democracy in Russia will have a much better chance of surviving if, instead of relying on military force, Yeltsin can create a political base in the parliamentary elections next year."

JORNAL DO BRASIL, BRAZIL: "A link has been...

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