What's Bringing Moscow Together: Fear Of Lebed

In Russia's turbulent politics, few ideas garner support across the country's jungle of factions. But increasingly, a broad array of politicians from ardent reformers to diehard Communists are uniting around one issue: They want to block the road to the Russian presidency of ambitious Alexander Lebed. The blunt, 46-year-old general-turned-peacemaker is already actively campaigning against ailing President Boris N. Yeltsin.

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