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Artist or CreatorPeter Brookes
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Published byThe Times
Date05 Sep 1998
FormatColour Photocopy
Embedded text or transcriptNATURE NOTES
Pink Elephant (Yeltsinus deliriumtremens)
Roams the steppes and the forests of Central Asia fuelled by copious amounts of high octane liquid refreshment. Prone to extreme, erratic behaviour. Tsk, tsk.
Fig. 1 Jumbo recumbo
Person DepictedYeltsin; Boris
NotesNews : Russia's parliament yesterday backed away from a potentially explosive showdown with President Yeltsin, when deputies postponed voting on the nomination of Viktor Chernomyrdin as Prime Minister. In a move which could signal a compromise in the damaging week-long poltical stalemate, parliamentarians voted overwhelmingly to put off the vote until Monday and consider a fresh offfer of power-sharing from the Kremlin. [Richard Beeston, The Times, September 5 1998]
Central Asia
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