Boris Yeltsin

Type: Person
Name: Boris Yeltsin
Title: former President of Russia ( died 23 Apr 07)
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 3 reports

Ukraine: No winners, only losers

M K BhadrakumarApril 17, 2014What happened on Wednesday in eastern Ukraine should be a wake-up callfor the US President Barack Obama. A column of Ukrainian paratroopersbelonging to the elite 24th Airborne Brigade entered the city ofKramatorsk, meets with ... [Published Groong - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Edward Snowden - Pulitzer source & Putin stooge: James Varney/links

That is that Snowden is a jerk and a traitor. I can't make up my mind about what he's revealed. On the one hand, I can understand the Pulitzer Prize committee feeling compelled (if not gleeful) to award The Washington Post and The Guardian for the stories ... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Putin Bank Trail Runs From Communist Cash To Billionaires

Present and past owners of OAO Bank Rossiya, the only company hit with sanctions for Russia’s takeover of Crimea, include three billionaires, two proteges of a Nobel Laureate and, according to a Spanish prosecutor, one possible mob boss.Bank Rossiya’s ... [Published Financial Advisor Magazine - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Crimea: Return of the great game

Arunabha BagchiFor over hundred years we Indians were forced to memorise the poem of Alfred Tennyson, "The Charge of the Light Brigade." It was a propaganda piece eulogising the chivalry of English soldiers during a hopeless battle. I never felt any emotional ... [Published The Statesman - Apr 14 2014]
Entities: Russia, Ukraine, Crimean War
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Moldova in the Middle

On April 3, the European Union announced that, starting April 28, it will grant visa-free travel within the Schengen zone for all Moldovans holding a biometric passport. In other words, with the right travel documents, 3.5 million Moldovans can now make ... [Published Foreign Affairs - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Russia's Putin keeps Westerners guessing on his strategy

MOSCOW — When ailing Russian President Boris Yeltsin named his little-known prime minister, Vladimir Putin, as his “heir” to the Kremlin in 1999, few understood much — if anything — about the motivations and ambitions of the former KGB officer. Mr. Putin ... [Published Washington Times - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 3 reports

Assad: ’Active Phase’ of Syria War Will End this Year

Sergey Stepashin, who served as prime minister in 1999 under then-President Boris Yeltsin and now heads a charitable organization, met Assad in Damascus last week during a visit to the Middle East, Itar-Tass news agency reported on Monday."To my question ... [Published Islam Times - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

On this day: Bill Clinton and Boris Yeltsin meeting

: Robert Walpole became Britain’s first prime minister, an office he held until 12 February, 1742.1776: Russia, by treaty of Copenhagen with Denmark, ceded her claim to Holstein.1833: Attempt by revolutionaries to take over Frankfurt Diet in Germany was ... [Published The Scotsman - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 2 reports

Russia to denounce naval agreements with Ukraine

18:11 28/03/2014MOSCOW, March 28 (RAPSI) – Russia has begun the process of denouncing various bilateral treaties with Ukraine, including agreements on the legal status and location of Russia’s Black Sea Fleet in Crimea, President Putin's spokesman Dmitry ... [Published RAPSI - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 2 reports

5 Things: The G-8 and Other Notable G’s

The leaders of the Group of Seven nations effectively disbanded the larger G-8 by excluding Russia until it changes course in Ukraine. That leaves the G-7 to meet on its own, next time in Brussels in June. Here’s a quick guide to help you through the ... [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

The Presidential Library named after Boris Yeltsin will become accessible in Yamal

The opening ceremony of "Yamal-Nenets regional center for access to informational resources of the Presidential Library n.a. Boris Yeltsin" will take place in the regional National library on the 2nd of April. It is designed as the electronic library. ... [Published Yamal.org - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 2 reports

Russia: Where Next After Crimea?

The Carnegie Middle East Center is a recognized source of informed policy research and analysis on the challenges of political and socioeconomic development, peace, and security in the greater Middle East.Carnegie Europe aims to foster new thinking on ... [Published Carnegie Endowment - Mar 21 2014]

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Ukraine: No winners, only losers [Published Groong - Apr 18 2014]
After Ukraine: A new era for Russian diplomacy? [Published Telegraph - Apr 18 2014]
Questions from Ukraine [Published Al Ahram - Apr 18 2014]
Assad and His Friends Brag About Winning [Published Huffington Post - Apr 18 2014]
Akinyosoye: Crimea, Putin and Soloyvov [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Apr 18 2014]
Putin Bank Trail Runs From Communist Cash To Bi... [Published Financial Advisor Magazine - Apr 18 2014]
Worldview: Putin plays long game [Published Philadelphia Inquirer - Apr 17 2014]
Edward Snowden - Pulitzer source & Putin stooge... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - Apr 17 2014]
People Actually Gave a Shit About This Year's K... [Published Vice UK - Apr 17 2014]
Russian Media, Cowed by Putin, Promotes his Men... [Published NewsMax.com - Apr 17 2014]
HELGA ZEPP-LAROUCHE: The Choice Is Ours To Make... [Published Executive Intelligence Review - Apr 17 2014]
North Devon Journal published Pat Keenor's colu... [Published North Devon Journal - Apr 17 2014]
On this day: Bernadette Devlin the youngest wom... [Published The Scotsman - Apr 17 2014]
Le Pen, Farage, Putin [Published Atlantic Monthly - Apr 16 2014]
Le Pen, Farage, Putin [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Apr 16 2014]
Cossacks return to the world stage [Published STLtoday.com - Apr 16 2014]
How Did Putinism Come to Pass? [Published Epoch Times - Apr 15 2014]
'We Will Shoot Back': All Eyes on Russia as Ukr... [Published Spiegel Online - Apr 15 2014]
Cold War 2.0: U.S. “friendship” and Russian “me... [Published Mehr News - Apr 15 2014]
Putin's excesses not NATO's fault [Published Charleston Post and Courier - Apr 15 2014]
Moldova in the Middle [Published Foreign Affairs - Apr 15 2014]
RETURN OF SOVIET EMPIRE IS PUTIN'S PIPEDREAM [Published Yahoo! News - Apr 15 2014]
Election advertising: Opposition parties are al... [Published Daily Maverick - Apr 15 2014]
Region that shaped Tsarnaev more volatile [Published Fox 19 - Apr 15 2014]
Crimea: Return of the great game [Published The Statesman - Apr 14 2014]
Today in History [Published Sacramento Bee - Apr 14 2014]
The Crimean question [Published Times of Malta - Apr 14 2014]
Russia's Vladimir Putin keeps Westerners guessi... [Published Washington Times - Apr 14 2014]
Russia's Putin keeps Westerners guessing on his... [Published Washington Times - Apr 13 2014]
Getting Russia Wrong [Published nationalismwatch - Apr 13 2014]
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Le Pen, Farage, Putin [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Apr 16 2014]
Timothy Snyder, whose  historic analysis of the conflict between Russia and Ukraine is worth reading in full, situates Putin’s ideology within the rising tide of far-right nationalism in Europe: More than anything else, what unites the Russian leadership ...
Getting Russia Wrong [Published nationalismwatch - Apr 13 2014]
published in the Moscow Times, 9 April 2014 A lead article in the March 7 New York Times argued that the U.S. failure to predict Putin’s actions in Crimea is due in part to a dearth of experts in Russian politics. Since the end of the Cold War, political ...
Putin Explains Russian-Crimean Reunification [Published IntelliBriefs - Mar 30 2014]
This transcript appears in the March 28, 2014 issue of Executive Intelligence Review.SPEECH AT THE KREMLINPresident Vladimir Putin addressed the two chambers of the Russian parliament and other dignitaries at the Kremlin on March 18, 2014. This official ...
Putin hasn’t changed. It’s time the West did (G... [Published The Moderate Voice - Mar 29 2014]
“Soul of Putin” by Taylor Jones Putin hasn’t changed. It’s time the West did. (via GlobalPost ) BOSTON — Before George W. Bush got a sense of Vladimir Putin’s soul by looking into eyes, there was Tony Blair. He traveled to St. Petersburg ...
Despite Sanctions, Putin’s Powerful Friends Ral... [Published TIME.com - Mar 27 2014]
On Friday morning, Dmitri Kalantyrsky, the president of a large Russian bank called SMP, got word of what he later called “an anomaly” in his clients’ transactions. The money had stopped flowing. The bank’s clients were getting their cards declined. ...
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Russia Will Never Be Like Us [Published Slate Magazine - Mar 21 2014]
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