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Letters to the editorMyanmar TimesI welcome the State Counsellor's televised speech to diplomats on September 19 and her report to the nation on Thursday. It is positive if it can be implemented to some extent. She commits to the return of those refugees who are eligible and to ...and more »
Posted on 15 October 2017 | 8:02 pm
Inside Russia's alliance with white
ThinkProgressInside Russia's alliance with white nationalists across the globe ...ThinkProgress"I truly believe that within these more extreme neo-Nazi circles, their education is quite low, and they simply don't understand what Russia is." Casey Michel ...and more »
Posted on 15 October 2017 | 5:53 pm
“More US Troops at Our Borders”: Russian
Center for Research on Globalization (blog)“More US Troops at Our Borders”: Russian TV Says US Violates Peace TreatyCenter for Research on Globalization (blog)This report was referring to the NATO Founding Act, which had been signed in 1997 after Russian President Boris Yeltsin learned that the verbal promise which the agents of America's President George H.W. Bush had made to Soviet President Mikhail ...
Posted on 15 October 2017 | 8:11 am
'The Future Is History,' by Masha Gessen -
SFGate'The Future Is History,' by Masha GessenSFGateZhanna, another main character, is the daughter of Boris Nemtsov; a government official during Boris Yeltsin's presidency, he became a fierce Putin opponent. Like Boris, Zhanna was politically engaged, and she believed that the Crimea incursion ...and more »
Posted on 15 October 2017 | 4:18 am
Spies like us: How computers bonded the US
Spies like us: How computers bonded the US and RussiaSalonIndeed, Russian hackers have been involved in U.S. politics since the 1990s — and vice versa, when the 1996 re-election campaign of Boris Yeltsin was distantly orchestrated by American political consultants. There's even a movie about this circus ...
Posted on 15 October 2017 | 3:06 am
Putin Regularly Informed About Investigation
Vladimir Putin regularly receives reports on the ongoing investigation of Boris Nemtsov's murder, the Kremlin spokesperson said.
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 3:49 pm
Associated Press: 30,000 marchers in Moscow
Russia's opposition supporters march in memory of murdered Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov in central Moscow on March 1. The 55-year-old former first deputy prime minister under Boris Yeltsin was shot in the back several times just before midnight on Feb. 27 as he walked across a bridge a stone's throw from the Kremlin walls.
Posted on 5 April 2015 | 10:01 pm
Bernard-Henri Levy: Why Boris Nemtsov will
Russia's opposition supporters march in memory of murdered Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov in central Moscow on March 1, 2015. The 55-year-old former first deputy prime minister under Boris Yeltsin was shot in the back several times just before midnight on February 27 as he walked across a bridge a stone's throw from the Kremlin walls.
Posted on 5 April 2015 | 10:01 pm
Reuters: 'I am not afraid,' Russians
Riot police stand guard during a march in memory of murdered Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov in central Moscow on March 1, 2015. The 55-year-old former first deputy prime minister under Boris Yeltsin was shot in the back several times just before midnight on February 27 as he walked across a bridge a stone's throw from the Kremlin walls.
Posted on 5 April 2015 | 8:10 pm
Vita Korol: Boris Nemtsov gave me hope; his
Russian President Boris Yeltsin invites Deputy Prime Minister Boris Nemtsov to have a seat prior to their meeting at the Kremlin on Dec. 24, 1997. Vita Korol, a Belarusian-Canadian, says that Nemtsov helped shaped her understanding of democracy, while his murder near the Kremlin on Feb. 27, 2015, took away her hopes for a liberal transformation in the Russian Federation.
Posted on 5 April 2015 | 7:35 pm
17 years jail for organiser of liberal
She was also an adviser to Boris Yeltsin during his presidency. In 2005, a court in Saint Petersburg convicted two hit men, one of whom was disguised as a woman at the crime scene, and sentenced them to 23 and 20 years, but failed to identify the mastermind.
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 11:25 pm
Ruble turning to rubble? No signs of panic
But he's also walking a fine line. In the 1990s, then-President Boris Yeltsin failed to maintain his above-the-fray image. His popularity fell to single digits and Russia came close to economic and social collapse. "Putin is not perceived as being part of ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 7:53 am
In history of stockmarket crashes, China
Russia's Micex Index tumbled over a 12-month period as volatility jumped to 154 per cent in October 1998, two months after President Boris Yeltsin's administration defaulted on $US40 billion of ruble debt. Historical price swings on the Standard & Poor's ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 6:55 am
Popular author returns to Shelter Island
On her second visit, she was caught in the uprising of the Russian Parliament against then-President Boris Yeltsin. In the ensuing chaos, she was chased by the militia and nearly jailed before the American Embassy came to her rescue. She began work on what ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 6:15 am
Nemtsov’s Daughter Accuses Russia of
I’ll seek a full and fair investigation to the end.” Nemtsov, a former deputy prime minister under President Boris Yeltsin in the 1990s, was gunned down late on Feb. 27 on a central Moscow bridge, two days before he was due to lead an anti-Putin ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 12:59 am
AP Exclusive: Documents detail Nixon,
In the final months of his life, Richard Nixon quietly advised President Bill Clinton on navigating the post-Cold War world, even offering to serve as a conduit for messages to Russian President Boris Yeltsin and other government officials, newly declassi
Posted on 14 February 2013 | 12:47 am
How Boris Yeltsin defeated 1991 Communist
No picture better tells the story of Russia's failed 1991 coup than that of a fist-pumping Boris Yeltsin defying Communist hard-liners from the top of a tank.
Posted on 18 August 2011 | 3:47 am
Monument unveiled for Russia's Boris Yeltsin
President Dmitry Medvedev unveiled a huge monument to his predecessor Boris Yeltsin on Tuesday, praising him for leading Russia through its difficult first years after the 1991 collapse of the Soviet Union.
Posted on 1 February 2011 | 5:26 am
Power Shift Brings Uncertainty to Russia
As Russia prepares for March 2 presidential elections, it enters an era of political uncertainty it hasn't seen since President Vladimir Putin succeeded Boris Yeltsin eight years ago.
Posted on 16 February 2008 | 9:57 am
Former Russian President Yeltsin Dies
Boris Yeltsin, who kicked the props out from under the tottering Soviet empire and then struggled to build a nation from its wreckage, died Monday after seeing many of his democratic reforms rolled back. The former Russian president was 76.
Posted on 23 April 2007 | 6:50 am
Resolved Question: Was Boris Yeltsin bad?
Posted on 21 March 2014 | 12:54 am
Resolved Question: What factors caused Boris
Posted on 6 September 2013 | 4:40 am
Resolved Question: How did Boris Yeltsin
Just a simple but informative answer please
Posted on 24 February 2013 | 11:42 am
Resolved Question: Russians, be honest, is
Ok if you Rosiyanins seriously consider boris yeltsin to be 100% slavic,I have absolutely no doubt in my mind you people are mongols. here is a photograph of the greatest president russia has had, while he was a great man, he just looks more like a tatar/mongolian than anything close to "european".
If you guys dont see the mongoloid features, you guys must be blind. also notice the nordic european features on the handsome American president, Bill Clinton.
SO, boris yeltsin = ethnic russian? @anton, arnold is from eastern europe. so him having narrow eyes only proves my theory even more. @anton, arnold is from eastern europe. so him having narrow eyes only proves my theory even more. @anton, arnold is from eastern europe. so him having narrow eyes only proves my theory even more. @anton, arnold is from eastern europe. so him having narrow eyes only proves my theory even more. wow why did it post that 4 times? anyway you get the point.
Posted on 4 January 2012 | 12:20 pm
Resolved Question: Was Boris Yeltsin a
how so? and how compared to Putin? or Brezhnev? and why so many liked him?
how about Stalin or Chinese leaders..such as Dung or Yao?
Posted on 30 December 2011 | 7:48 pm