11/29/06: Russian, Yegor Gaidar, violently ill
Former Russian premier, Yegor Gaidar, violently ill http://cnews.canoe.ca/CNEWS/World/2006/11/29/2546806-ap.html
Yegor Gaidar http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yegor_Gaidar
11/28/06: Mystery illness hits former Russian PM, Yegor Gaidar, at November 24 conference in Ireland http://www.ft.com/cms/s/1bc23f9c-7f21-11db-b193-0000779e2340.html
Nov 23, 2006: Gaidar's Daughter Hangs Anti-State Banner http://www.themoscowtimes.com/stories/2006/11/24/013.html
Daughters of Russian Right Wing Liberals Enter Big Politics
Maria Gaidar and Zhanna Nemtsova
and Russia's liberal Union of Right Forces http://www.mosnews.com/news/2005/08/19/girlspolitic.shtml
Union of Right Forces : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Union_of_Right_Forces
... is a Russian democratic opposition party associated with free market reforms, privatization, and the legacy of the 'Young Reformers' of the 1990s: Anatoly Chubais, Boris Nemtsov, and Yegor Gaidar. Nikita Belykh is the party's leader. The Party is considered by most western media organs such as The Economist and the BBC to be one of Russia's only parties that support western-style capitalism, and is often named a liberal party. Its headquarters are located in Moscow. It is affiliated to the International Democrat Union....
International Democrat Union (IDU) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Democrat_Union
...is an international grouping of conservative and Christian democratic political parties.Formed in 1983, the IDU provides a forum in which political parties holding similar beliefs can come together and exchange views on matters of policy and organizational interest, in order that they might act cooperatively, establish contacts, and present a unified voice toward the promotion of centre-right policies across the globe. The group was founded by several prominent heads of state and government, including Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Margaret Thatcher, Vice President of the United States George H.W. Bush, Chancellor of Germany Helmut Kohl and Mayor of Paris Jacques Chirac. At present, the group, headquartered in London, England, and comprising 45 full or associate members, is chaired by Prime Minister of Australia John Howard. The IDU is associated with several regional organisations—the Democrat Union of Africa, Americas Democrat Union, Asia Pacific Democrat Union, Caribbean Democrat Union and European Democrat Union—as well as the International Young Democrat Union and International Women's Democrat Union....
July 2005: Russia’s Liberals Consider Naming Khodorkovsky Their Leader http://www.mosnews.com/news/2005/06/07/khodrksps.shtml
...Mikhail Khodorkovsky may top the electoral list of the liberal Union of Right Forces (SPS) election bloc, the newly elected chairman of the party, Nikita Belykh, said Tuesday. Belykh said he was ready to step aside for such well-known political heavyweights as ex-Prime Minister Mikhail Kasyanov, the Yabloko party chairman Grigory Yavlinsky or Mikhail Khodorkovsky, the Yukos founder sentenced by a Moscow court last week in what is largely seen as the Kremlin-orchestrated attack on the ambitious oligarch, to run among the leading candidates on the party’s electoral list in the 2007 parliamentary elections....