Rector of the University Vladimir Nifadyev said that the photo exhibition will be permanent, so students may get acquainted with the personality of Boris Yeltsin
Summary: MOSCOW (Cihan ) - Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has unveiled a monument to his predecessor Boris Yeltsin
, praising him for leading the country through the difficult first years after the collapse of the Soviet Union.
1994 Irish Prime Minister Albert Reynolds waited on the tarmac at Shannon Airport to meet Boris Yeltsin
ENI -- Religious leaders praised Boris Yeltsin
, the first president of Russia, who died in April at age 76, for enabling a religious revival.
, Russia's fast post-Soviet president who died April 23, was a "bright politician and political leader" who favored close church-state ties, said Russian Orthodox Patriarch Alexy II of MOSCOW.
Former Premier Sir John Major along with the Duke of York representing the Queen, were attending the funeral of former Russian president Boris Yeltsin
FOR all his political achievements, Boris Yeltsin
will be remembered by many for his boozing.
THE funeral of former President Boris Yeltsin
who engineered the final collapse of the Soviet Union and pushed Russia towards a market economy - will take place tomorrow.
and Russia's democratic transformation.
Putin, who was named prime minister under President Boris Yeltsin
just three weeks before the bombings began, expertly played up the incidents to stir public outrage in favor of retaliation against Chechnya.
Russia has muddled from shoe-banging grumps like Nikita Khrushchev in the time of the Soviet Union to perestroika and the oft-imbibing Boris Yeltsin
If Putin believes that the dissolution of the Soviet Union into fifteen independent states represents the "greatest geopolitical catastrophe of the century," then it follows that Putin might well believe he should do something to repair the loss occasioned by his predecessors Boris Yeltsin
and Mikhail Gorbachev.