US Russia Relations

Review of current trends & developments in relations between Russia & the United States.

The future of U.S.-Russian relations is uncertain. Much depends on the outcome of the presidential situation in Russia, where recently re-elected Boris Yeltsin has been suffering from an ongoing series of health problems which triggered a series of inner circle moves as possible successors jockey for position in the inevitable successor sweepstakes. Yeltsin, who trailed the pack of presidential candidates during most of the election campaign, may be succeeded from within his coalition by someone such as former General Lebed. Other possibilities include former candidates from the recent campaign. The most popular candidate is Gennady Zyuganov, leader of the unreformed Communist Party. Another dangerous contender is Vladimir Zhirinovsky, an anti-American ultra-nationalist. Victory for either Zyuganov or Zhirinovsky..

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