1996 in Russia
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Events from the year 1996 in Russia.
- President: Boris Yeltsin
- Prime Minister: Viktor Chernomyrdin
- Minister of Defence: Pavel Grachev (until 17 July), Mikhail Kolesnikov (until 17 July), Igor Rodionov
- 9-18 January - Kizlyar-Pervomayskoye hostage crisis
- 16 April - Shatoy ambush
- 16 June - The first round of the Russian presidential election, 1996 is held.
- 3 July - The second round of the Russian presidential election, 1996 is held.
- 11 November - Kotlyakovskoya Cemetery bombing
- 24 December - The Bion No.11 spacecraft is launched.
- 27 January - Vsevolod Sanayev, actor (b. 1912)
- 23 May - Kronid Lyubarsky, human rights activist (b. 1934)
- 14 June - Alexander Knyazhinsky, cinematographer (b. 1936)
- 29 June - Dmitri Pokrovsky, musician (b. 1944)
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