All Posts Tagged With: "Yeltsin"

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Russia 2010: Another Step Towards Catastrophe?

Opposition leader Garry Kasparov offers his analysis of the past year in politics, warning that the Russian government is creeping more and more towards full-fledged fascism just as the population is beginning to come together in meaningful political protest.

Jan 11, 2011 | Continued
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World Press on Yeltsin’s Death

As during his reign as Russian president (July 10, 1991 – Dec. 31, 1999), Boris Yeltsin is many things to many people in memoriam. A sampling of descriptions from the world media include “revolutionary,” “flawed hero,” “a muzhik,” “hero, villian, buffoon,” “a drunk,” “courageous fighter.” Russia’s first, and some might say last, freely elected president […]

Apr 25, 2007 | Continued