Boris Yeltsin

Type: Person
Name: Boris Yeltsin
Title: former President of Russia ( died 23 Apr 07)
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Smartphones, smart meters and now smart cookies?

Smart cookieSo, the Dick & Jane Baking Co. (really and truly started by a couple named Dick and Jane Held of Michigan -- he an entrepreneur, she a school teacher) sells a cute, whole-grain, nut-free cookie that allows kids to eat and learn. Or rather, ... [Published SiliconValley.com - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Russia's Kudrin says govt changes, political will key to better business climate

climate@SOCHI, Russia, Sept 19 (Reuters) - Russia's investment climate will not improve unless there are changes in the country's leadership and political will for such an improvement, former Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin said on Friday.Kudrin, who was ... [Published CNBC - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Lights at the end of the tunnel?

- 11:14 Related fund data links Russia funds Hugo Bain, Senior Investment Manager at Pictet Asset Management outlines the findings of his recent trip to Russia…Ukraine and pro-Russia rebel forces agreed a ceasefire on 5 September, the first step towards ... [Published Etfexpress - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Smartphones, smart meters and now smart cookies?

Smart cookieSo, the Dick & Jane Baking Co. (really and truly started by a couple named Dick and Jane Held of Michigan -- he an entrepreneur, she a school teacher) sells a cute, whole-grain, nut-free cookie that allows kids to eat and learn. Or rather, ... [Published The Daily Review - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

A premature party for Poroshenko

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko's state visit to Washington today was undoubtedly planned as a celebration of his young democracy's resilience in the face of a powerful authoritarian neighbor's hostility -- as proof of the Europe-bound nation's ability ... [Published American Enterprise Institute - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Valerie Plame looks at a fragile, scary world

at 12:05 amWatching Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine this summer, I couldn’t help connecting the dots from one prickly, arrogant, over-armed, underdisciplined autocrat in 2014 to the gang of fools whose guns of August unleashed the calamity known ... [Published Albuquerque Journal - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Top Ukrainian And Russian Business Leaders Propose 10-Point Peace Initiative

World Economic Forum (WEF) founder and executive chairman Klaus Schwab gestures during a news conference focused World Economic Forum WEF annual meeting at the Forum's headquarters in Cologny, near Geneva, on January 15, 2013. (FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/)Meeting ... [Published Huffington Post - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Can Putin Be Persuaded to Accept European Harmony?

The implosion of the Soviet Union after 1991 brought freedom to almost 20 restored or new democracies of Central and Eastern Europe. Europeans were reunited, independent, and free after almost half a century of oppression. Russian leaders Mikhail Gorbachev ... [Published Epoch Times - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Today's obits: Sam Feld received a medal from Russian President Boris Yeltsin

Sam Feld, 95, died Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014, at his home. He grew up in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. He was a U.S. Army veteran and served as a bombardier flying 35 missions into the European conflict during World War II, and earning the Air Medal and the ... [Published Syracuse Online - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

It may not fit Putin’s narrative, but Baltic Russians aren’t being victimised | Rafael Behr | Comment is free

On the day Russia annexed Crimea, an old friend in St Petersburg texted me to apologise. “I’m sorry that my country has lost its mind,” he wrote. This friendship is 20 years old. It was struck up when I was a student in the disorderly days of Boris Yeltsin’s ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 2 reports

PUTIN'S POPULARITY MASKS AN UNCOMFORTABLE REALITY

(Issue # 1826)Photo: Viktor BogoradIt has become increasingly common to hear people — even opposition politicians — say that it is in Russia's best interests for President Vladimir Putin to remain in power as long as possible. Otherwise, they say, things ... [Published St. Petersburg Times Russia - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 2 reports

Putin is key to avoiding a new cold war | David Owen | Comment is free

When the presidents of Russia, Belarus and Ukraine meet in Minsk[1] tomorrow, it will inevitably recall the time leaders of those same republics met to dissolve the USSR at the Belavezha hunting lodge in Belarus on 8 December 1991. Then, the key figure ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 25 2014]

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Smartphones, smart meters and now smart cookies? [Published SiliconValley.com - Sep 19 2014]
Honor slain foreign correspondents by demanding... [Published Boston Globe - Sep 19 2014]
​Ex-president Gorbachov's armoured limo for sale [Published AOL UK - Sep 19 2014]
Russia's Kudrin says govt changes, political wi... [Published CNBC - Sep 19 2014]
The US and global wars: Empire or vampire? [Published Pambazuka News - Sep 18 2014]
A premature party for Poroshenko [Published American Enterprise Institute - Sep 18 2014]
Mr. Poroshenko Goes to Washington [Published National Interest - Sep 18 2014]
Comment: Lights at the end of the tunnel? [Published Property Funds World - Sep 18 2014]
Lights at the end of the tunnel? [Published Etfexpress - Sep 18 2014]
Valerie Plame looks at a fragile, scary world [Published Albuquerque Journal - Sep 18 2014]
Berlin Wall anniversary: 25 years of liberal de... [Published Prospect - Sep 18 2014]
Smartphones, smart meters and now smart cookies? [Published The Daily Review - Sep 17 2014]
If Scotland Bolts: What Happens to the UK’s Sec... [Published National Interest - Sep 17 2014]
Noted for Your Morning Procrastination for Sept... [Published Brad DeLong - Sep 17 2014]
Noted for Your Morning Procrastination for Sept... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - Sep 17 2014]
Scot-Free? The UK’s Security Council Seat is Sa... [Published Council On Foreign Relations - Sep 16 2014]
Ukraine’s breakaway region may endure [Published Washington Post - Sep 16 2014]
Top Ukrainian And Russian Business Leaders Prop... [Published Huffington Post - Sep 15 2014]
Can Putin Be Persuaded to Accept European Harmony? [Published Epoch Times - Sep 15 2014]
NATO’s return to traditional counter-balance pu... [Published Budapest Times - Sep 14 2014]
Russian opposition may miss moment in Moscow el... [Published Washington Post - Sep 13 2014]
Springtime for Russophobia: Putin the “New Hitl... [Published Global Research - Sep 13 2014]
Ken Burns, the Roosevelts, local links, global ... [Published Poughkeepsie Journal - Sep 12 2014]
Are no nukes always good news? [Published Courier Tribune - Sep 11 2014]
Andrei Chikatilo - The butcher of Rostov [Published Times of Oman - Sep 11 2014]
The US and Global Wars [Published Dissident Voice - Sep 10 2014]
Oaths: a pictorial survey [Published SperoNews - Sep 10 2014]
The Cold War Never Ended [Published Foreign Policy In Focus - Sep 10 2014]
Russia - Gazprom [Published HighBeam Research - Sep 10 2014]
Moscow Residents Commemorate Victims Of 1999 Ap... [Published Radio Free Europe - Sep 09 2014]
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Noted for Your Morning Procrastination for Sept... [Published Brad DeLong - Sep 17 2014]
Over at Equitable Growth -- The Equitablog Nick Bunker: How rising income inequality affects state tax revenue - Washington Center for Equitable Growth Morning Must-Read: Martin Wolf: The Creation of Weimar Russia - Washington Center for Equitable ...
Noted for Your Morning Procrastination for Sept... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - Sep 17 2014]
Over at Equitable Growth -- The Equitablog Nick Bunker: How rising income inequality affects state tax revenue - Washington Center for Equitable Growth Morning Must-Read: Martin Wolf: The Creation of Weimar Russia - Washington Center for Equitable ...
Some Reflections on Borders, Nations (including... [Published Mail Online - Peter Hitchens - Sep 08 2014]
Very well then, let us talk about Scottish Independence.  But please, let us do it thoughtfully. I really do not think than my views on this subject will influence anyone north of the border, and don’t see why they should. Nor am I as distressed as I ...
Why Russia Intervenes [Published Foreign Policy BlogsForeign Policy Blogs | The ... - Sep 06 2014]
Photo Credit: World Economic Forum By Mark Kramer The ongoing crisis between Russia and Ukraine has attracted extensive news coverage and political commentary in the United States. Reading the commentary, one often gets the impression that Russia ...
Obama’s Talinn speech probably guarantees peace... [Published RedState Blog - Sep 04 2014]
Yesterday in Talinn, Estonia gave a speech that he should have given months, if not years, ago. Addressing the people of Estonia – the NATO member most directly threatened by Russian expansionism — and, indirectly Vladimir Putin, Obama drew yet ...
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