RUSSIAN PRESIDENTIAL ENVOY FOR HUMAN RIGHTS
Nezavisimaya Gazeta, August 5, 2002, p. 3
Russian Presidential Envoy for Human Rights Abdul-Khakim Sultygov has visited Chechnya for the first time in this capacity.
A joint team was set up to introduce amendments and corrections to the procedure for conducting special operations.
THE UPPER HOUSE OF PARLIAMENT MAY ENCOUNTER CHANGE
Rossiya, August 6, 2002, p. 2
Federation Council Chairman Sergei Mironov does not rule out the possibility that the upper house of parliament will become the House of Regions. “We like the title ‘House of Regions’ better since Federation Council members promote the interests of Russian regions,” he said.