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English: MOSCOW. On 21 February 1989 Moscow city and national-territorial electoral district No. 1 of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic (RSFSR) held the district\'s pre-electoral assembly in the Hall of Columns in the House of the Unions. At this assembly 10 candidates from Moscow presented and discussed their electoral platforms. The assembly delegates elected first deputy Director of Gosstroi and Minister of the Soviet Union, Boris Yeltsin, as candidate for the Congress of People's Deputies.
Русский: МОСКВА. 21 февраля 1989 года в Колонном зале Дома Союзов состоялось окружное предвыборное собрание Московского городского национально-территориального избирательного округа №1 РСФСР, на котором были заслушаны и обсуждены предвыборные платформы 10 кандидатов от Москвы. Делегаты собрания избрали кандидатом в народные депутаты СССР первого заместителя председателя Госстроя СССР, министра СССР Бориса Ельцина.
Date 21 February 1989
Source FIRST RUSSIAN PRESIDENT. In Memory of Boris Yeltsin. - ПЕРВЫЙ ПРЕЗИДЕНТ РОССИИ. Памяти Бориса Ельцина
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