Russian Duma’s “stance, as before, consists in the necessity of holding legitimate elections in Yugoslavia,” Russian parliament’s speaker Seleznyov has said at a briefing. In his words, Serbian opposition leader Bojislav Kostunica’s actions have thrown the country into chaos, and NATO countries have now managed to do what they failed to at the time of their aggression against Yugoslavia”. Virtually, said Seleznyov, the country is now split, and the situation there reminds “Romanian developments.” Seleznyov complains that “so far Yugoslav parliament’s voice has not been heard. The Duma’s chairman calls on the contending parties in Yugoslavia to heed Russia’s opinion, RIA Novosti reports. Seleznyov insists on a political dialogue to be ensured in the country, in spite of all.
The Federation Council may gather for the meeting on October 4 to consider new laws on the accession of new territories to Russia after the referenda