December 10, 1996 in Nation/World

Yeltsin Recuperating At Hunting Lodge


President Boris Yeltsin moved to his hunting lodge northwest of Moscow on Monday and will stay at least a week to finish recuperating from quintuple heart bypass surgery, his spokesman said.

Yeltsin also won’t resume his regular meetings with Prime Minister Viktor Chernomyrdin until he returns to the Kremlin, press secretary Sergei Yastrzhembsky was quoted by the ITAR-Tass news agency as saying.

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