Yeltsin

[ yelt-sin ]

noun
  1. Bo·ris Ni·ko·la·ye·vich [bawr-is nik-uh-lahy-uh-vich, bohr‐, bor‐; Russian buh-ryesnyi-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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Yeltsin

/ (ˈjɛltsɪn, Russian jeltsin) /


noun
  1. Boris (Nicolayevich). 1931–2007, Russian politician: president of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic (1990–91); president of Russia (1991–99)

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