|Name and Membership
||Political Orientation and Agenda|
|Democratic Russia (Demokraticheskaya Rossiya--DemRossiya);
67 members; L.A. Ponomarev, Yu. S. Sergeyev, S.P. Shustov, V.V. Volkov.
||The principal democratic constitutional group supporting Yel'tsin government.
Opposed to concessions to more nationalistic policies and subsidization
of state industry (as advocated by Civic Union).|
|Radical Democrats (Radikal'nye demokraty); 41 members; V.A.
Denisenko, M. Ye. Sal'ye, A. Ye.Shabad, V.K. Varov, S.N. Yushenko, G.I.
||Liberal democratic group advocating strong constitutional rights and liberalization
of economy. With DemRossiya, component of "Democratic Choice"
|"Cooperation" Group (Gruppa "Sotrudnichestvo");
53 members; no officially elected leadership.
||Reformist, progovernment group, generally supports Demvybor.|
|Left Center (Levy tsentr); 52 members; S.V. Stepashin, D.A.
|Social democratic group: advocates democratic reforms of political system
combined with degree of state regulation of economy.|
|Non-Party Deputies(Bespartiinye deputaty); 39 members; B.N.
Formozov, V.O. Ispravnikov, V.I. Novikov, Yu.A. Yudin.
||Reformist democratic group: less committed to liberalization of the economy
|Free Russia(Svobodnaya Rossiya); 58 members; V.M. Adrov, I.V.
||Proreform group advocates less rapid privatization of economy than DemRossiya,
and preservation of "social guarantees" (despite inflationary
|Sovereignty and Equality (Suverenitet i ravenstvo); 50 members;
|Supports giving full national autonomy to RF republics while maintaining
the territorial integrity of the Russian Federation.|
|New Shift (New Policy) (Smena--Novaya politika); 40 members;
A.Ye. Golovin, P.Kh. Lysov, I.N. Mozgo, I.V. Murav'yov, V.A. Shuykov.
|Advocates continued state support and regulation of industry. Component
of Civic Union bloc; wants changes in government to lessen drive for liberalization
of the economy.|
|Industrial Union(Promyshlenny soyuz); 71 members; V.V. Bespalov,
|Represents interests of managers of state industries, advocates governmental
financial support of heavy industry. Component of Civic Union bloc.|
|Workers Union of Russia(Rabochi soyuz Rossii); 41 members;
S.N. Andropov, V.V. Chernov, A.Ye.Kosonkin.
||Represents workers' interests in combating accelerated privatization, opposes
breakup of state-run industry. Component of Civic Union bloc.|
|FNPR Group (Federation Independent Trade Union Workers)(Gruppa
FNPR--Federatsiya nezavisi-mykh profsoyuznykh rabotniov); 95 members;
||Proworkers trade union group opposed to radical privatization, supports
state supervision of industry and maintenance of "social guarantees."|
|Health Workers' Group (Gruppa meditskinskikh rabotnikov);
52 members; no officially elected leaders.
||Professional group advocating government support of "state sector"
and health care.|
|Civic Society(Grazhdanskoe obshchestvo); 50 members; M.B.
Chelnokov (unofficial leader).
||Neosocialist group opposed to Yel'tsin government. Component of Russian
|Agrarian Union (Agrarny soyuz); 148 members; M.I. Lapshin,
A.G. Nazarchuk, V.S. Nikiforov, A.A. Ponomarev, V.S. Zakharov.
||Neocommunist group, component of opposition Russian Unity bloc. Aims to
preserve socialist agriculture, collective farms.|
|Russia(Rossiya); 46 members; S.N. Baburin, N.A.Pavlov, V.A.
||Nationalistic, neocommunist group; advocates state supervision of heavy
industry. Component of Russian Unity opposition bloc.|
|Fatherland (Otchizna); 52 members; A.F. Bazarov.
||Russian "national-patriot" group opposed to government's pro-Western
foreign policy and to its reformist economic policy. Component of Russian
|Communists of Russia (Kommunisty Rossii) 55 members; I.M.
Bratishchev, V.V. Kalashnikkov, B.G. Kibirev, N.I. Mal'kov, I.P. Rybkin,
G.V. Sayenko, A.S. Sokolov.
||Neocommunist group advocating retention of socialist economy. Component
of Russian Unity bloc.|
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