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Gorbachev, Yavlinsky Discuss Joint Activities Ahead Of Elections

Moscow, March 14 (RFE/RL) - Our Moscow correspondent reports that two Russian presidential candidates - former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev and pro-reform economist Grigory Yavlinsky - have met in Moscow to discuss possible joint activities ahead of June 16 presidential election.

Our correspondent quotes a spokesman for Gorbachev, who requested anonymity, as saying the eye-to-eye meeting took place yesterday.

The spokesman did n-o-t elaborate on possible cooperation initiatives agreed by Gorbachev and Yavlinsky.