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Yugoslavia: Serbian Oppositionists In Moscow For Talks

Moscow, 29 May 2000 (RFE/RL) - Serbian opposition leaders are in Moscow today to seek Russia's help in the opposition's conflict with the regime of Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic. Opposition leaders Vuk Draskovic, Zoran Djindjic, and Vojislav Kostunica arrived in the Russian capital yesterday at the invitation of Russia's liberal Yabloko party. Draskovic said the delegation hopes to convince Russia to end its support for the Milosevic regime and to work to bring democracy to Serbia.

The Serbian delegation is expected to meet with Yabloko members, as well as with Dmitry Rogozin, the head of the State Duma's international relations committee. There has been no confirmation of a meeting with Foreign Minister Igor Ivanov.

Some 15,000 people attended a Belgrade opposition rally Saturday to demand that Milosevic leave power.