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Twenty years ago, on December 11th, Chechens heard that Russian President Boris Yeltsin had deployed tanks against them.Where Chechens Go to Escape Their Surreal Past—and Risky Present|Anna Nemtsova|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
On Tuesday, two senior Kremlin officials, Vladimir Avdeyenko and Boris Rapoport, quit their jobs.Recession? Devaluation? Inflation? Putin Tells Russia Stay the Course.|Anna Nemtsova|December 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Each Soofa has a proper name – the one on Boston Common is called Boris.
“My esteemed mentor, Boris Fruman, showed us 100 slides of stills from films,” says Granik.Life After ‘Winter’s Bone’: Debra Granik on Finding J. Law and the Plight of the Female Director|Marlow Stern|October 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The British establishment was furious, and it was the irascible Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, who lead the fight-back.
For Boris looked mightily crestfallen to have his magnificence so rudely dealt with.
Without noticing his companion's words, Boris took a handful of small pebbles and threw them up at a lighted window.
Boris's father had been heard from and was extremely anxious to get into touch with his son.The Boy Scouts In Russia|John Blaine
But whilst it is in action, that Daubsfest at Boris Gleb is an impressive spectacle.Through Arctic Lapland|Cutcliffe Hyne
I am ashamed, Boris Pavlovich, as if we had no beds in the house.The Precipice|Ivan Goncharov
Slavic masc. proper name, literally "fight," from Slavic root *bor- "to fight, overcome" (see bore (v.)).