- Bo·ris Ni·ko·la·ye·vich [bawr-is nik-uh-lahy-uh-vich, bohr‐, bor‐; Russian buh-ryes nyi-kuh-lah-yi-vyich] /ˈbɔr ɪs ˌnɪk əˈlaɪ ə vɪtʃ, ˈboʊr‐, ˈbɒr‐; Russian bʌˈryɛs nyɪ kʌˈlɑ yɪ vyɪtʃ/, 1931–2007, president of the Russian Federation 1991–99.
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Examples from the Web for yeltsin
But the U.S. could work with Yeltsin—though he chose a successor who would ‘repudiate his legacy.’
Yeltsin won 53.8 to 40.3 percent, a victory ensured by ample resources over his underfunded communist challenger.
We literally used to schedule calls early as possible in the day because the chances of Yeltsin being sober were better.
“I think my father would have been very unhappy with what Yeltsin decided to do,” Khrushchev said.Khrushchev’s Son: “Russia Will Never Surrender”
April 2, 2014
Yeltsin may have made Russia free, but it was Berezovsky who made it for sale.How Boris Berezovsky Made Vladimir Putin, and Putin Unmade Berezovsky
March 24, 2013
By sending Chernomyrdin to sort out the Balkan mess, Yeltsin killed a flock of birds with nary a stone.
They posed a threat not only to Yeltsin's authority – but also to the economic well being of Russia.
- Boris (Nicolayevich). 1931–2007, Russian politician: president of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic (1990–91); president of Russia (1991–99)