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Yel·tsin(yĕlt′sĭn), Boris Nikolayevich 1931-2007.
Russian politician who was president of the republic of Russia from 1991 until his resignation in 1999. His administration was marked by economic reform and conflict with the legislature.
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Yeltsin(ˈjɛltsɪn; Russian jeltsin)
(Biography) 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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Boris Nikolayevich, born 1931, Russian political leader: president 1991–99.
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