Boris Yeltsin

Type: Person
Name: Boris Yeltsin
Title: former President of Russia ( died 23 Apr 07)
First reported 34 mins ago - Updated 34 mins ago - 1 reports

A New Phase of Russia and Ostpolitik Has Begun

This article is a translation of the original version in German. To read the German version of this article, click here .A pan-European peace order including Russia should still remain the long-term goal for European leaders. However, with authoritarian ... [Published American Institute for Contemporary German Studies - 34 mins ago]
Entities: Russia, NATO, European Union
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

How Moscow Is Playing the Russian Autonomy Card in Kazakhstan

:16 PM Age: 26 minCategory: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Foreign Policy, Central Asia, Kazakhstan , Europe, Ukraine, Russia(Source: Svobodnaya Pressa)In the world of labor union–business relations, it is commonly understood that, ... [Published Jamestown Foundation - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Patriarchal Africa: The Last Sunrise – photo chronicle of a vanishing life

Sergei Yastrzhembsky, a former top aide to Boris Yeltsin and Vladimir Putin, has swapped the big beasts of politics for the arguably less daunting ones of the African plains. is a compendium of photographs that Yastrzhembsky has taken over the last five ... [Published Voice of Russia - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Ex-Putin aide: from political manoeuvres to African adventures

Sergei Yastrzhembsky, a former top aide to Boris Yeltsin and Vladimir Putin, has swapped the big beasts of politics for the arguably less daunting ones of the African plains. The man who was Yeltsin’s press secretary and Putin’s point man on Chechnya, ... [Published Voice of Russia - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Prince Philip is a blockhead: Kohl

Helmut KohlSuperannuated European politicians traditionally slide into well earned obscurity. But former German Chancellor, Helmut Kohl, has been jolted out of irrelevance by a new book, which portrays the famously dour Kohl as having an acerbic, if not ... [Published The Sunday Guardian - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Russian Rights Ombudsperson Slams EU Over Ukraine Silence

Russia's human rights ombudsperson has sharply criticized the European Union for "ignoring human suffering" in eastern Ukraine.Ella Pamfilova said in an interview published by "Rossiiskaya gazeta" on October 20 that although Europe is "an icon in the ... [Published Radio Free Europe - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Provision of Digitization of Archival Materials

Open Competition: for the right to conclude a contract for the provision of digitization of archival materials of the State Archives of the Russian Federation for the replenishment of electronic funds FGBI Boris Yeltsin Presidential LibraryThe initial ... [Published HighBeam Research - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Yevtushenkov is no Khodorkovsky

One of Russia’s richest men, the owner of an oil company, has been arrested. There have been inevitable comparisons to Mikhail Khodorkovsky. One of Russia’s richest men, the owner of an oil company, has been arrested. There have been inevitable comparisons ... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Putin Loses His Best Friend: Expensive Oil

MOSCOW-The decline in oil prices may be depriving Russian President Vladimir Putin of his biggest ally.Oil has been the key to Putin’s grip on power since he took over from Boris Yeltsin in 2000, fueling a booming economy that grew 7 percent on average ... [Published Bisnis Indonesia - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

Putin is all alone in Russia's perfect storm

Russian President Vladimir Putin celebrated his 62nd birthday Tuesday in a peculiar fashion: by himself in the Siberian forests. For the past few days, Putin's spokesman, Dmitri Peskov , has brushed off journalists' questions about why the president ... [Published SperoNews - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 05 2014 - Updated Oct 05 2014 - 1 reports

The Fix: Sen. Leahy: President pro tem and photographer of presidents

As the President pro tempore of the Senate, Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) has a different view of the world than most people – but few in his position have ever attempted to share such a unique vantage point with the world through photography. (Jackie Kucinich/The ... [Published Washington Post - Oct 05 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Russian workers’ wage arrears protests send Putin a chilling reminder of the Yeltsin era

Are pay disputes making Putin sweat? Sergei Chirikov/EPAWhile Russia faces global disapproval over its role in Ukraine, president Vladimir Putin has trouble brewing at home. A shared sense of nationalist fervour had helped to underpin an approval rating ... [Published Conversation UK - Sep 24 2014]

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A New Phase of Russia and Ostpolitik Has Begun [Published American Institute for Contemporary German Studies - 34 mins ago]
Japan’s claim over Northern Territories turns c... [Published Dhaka Courier - 15 hours ago]
Travelling the Trans-Siberian with the Whitlams [Published ABC Online - Oct 22 2014]
Russian ‘Williams Brothers’ Comment Adds Sexist... [Published Washington Post - Oct 21 2014]
How Moscow Is Playing the Russian Autonomy Card... [Published Jamestown Foundation - Oct 21 2014]
Patriarchal Africa: The Last Sunrise – photo ch... [Published Voice of Russia - Oct 20 2014]
Ex-Putin aide: from political manoeuvres to Afr... [Published Voice of Russia - Oct 20 2014]
Prince Philip is a blockhead: Kohl [Published The Sunday Guardian - Oct 20 2014]
Russian Rights Ombudsperson Slams EU Over Ukrai... [Published Radio Free Europe - Oct 20 2014]
Provision of Digitization of Archival Materials [Published HighBeam Research - Oct 19 2014]
Twenty years since the dissolution of the USSR ... [Published World Socialist Web Site - Oct 18 2014]
Lukashenko: I cannot imagine Russia as willing ... [Published Belta - Oct 17 2014]
Yevtushenkov is no Khodorkovsky [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Oct 17 2014]
Gorbachev: Russia, West can find common languag... [Published Russia Today - Oct 16 2014]
Oil as a WMO: The West’s Weapon of Mass Obedience? [Published The Globalist - Oct 16 2014]
Lower oil prices accelerate ruble collapse [Published Helsinki Times - Oct 16 2014]
Slow motion stock market c rash [Published Maui News - Oct 15 2014]
A Tale Of Two Silicon Valleys: Wage theft, bill... [Published PandoDaily - Oct 15 2014]
Last leader of USSR urges Russia and the West t... [Published Itar Tass - Oct 15 2014]
Putin Loses His Best Friend: Expensive Oil [Published Bisnis Indonesia - Oct 15 2014]
Diane Sawyer's Biography [Published ABC News - Oct 15 2014]
Russia’s ‘reset 2.0' with the US at the backdro... [Published Turkish Weekly - Oct 14 2014]
Abbott ‘Shirtfront’ Unlikely to Ruffle Judo Bla... [Published Bloomberg - Oct 14 2014]
Simon Heffer: Britain Must Cast off its Timidit... [Published International Business Times UK - Oct 13 2014]
Sino-Russian ties ‘set a trend’ [Published Noodls - Oct 13 2014]
Fury over ex-German leader's insults at 'sleepy... [Published Scottish Daily Express - Oct 13 2014]
Super Chaos? [Published Manila Times - Oct 12 2014]
What Russians Really Think About NATO [Published Moscow Times - Oct 12 2014]
Circus Boy and Rope Warrior to take the stage a... [Published The Beacon News - Oct 10 2014]
Who's Behind This Shady, Propagandistic Russian... [Published Gawker - Oct 10 2014]
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Drop in Oil Prices May Destabilize Putin's Russia [Published Breitbart Feed - Oct 08 2014]
Since the fall of the Soviet Union, Russia has suffered from capital-flight out of the country.  But with Western sanctions starting to bite, the modern capital-flight is only $100 billion in cash draining out; it also includes a brain-drain of a ...
‘Once a Spy, Always a Spy’ [Published Washington Free Beacon - Oct 06 2014]
It was January of 1990, and a middle-aged, overweight Vladimir Putin was depressed. Working as a paper-pushing KGB intelligence officer in Dresden, Germany, Putin spent most of his time attempting to recruit undercover foreign agents and writing reports. ...
History for October 2 [Published MuskegonPundit - Oct 02 2014]
History for October 2 - On-This-Day.com Mahatma Gandhi 1869, Groucho (Julius) Marx 1890 - "Marx Brothers" movies and his quiz show "You Bet Your Life", Bud Abbott 1895  Don McLean 1945, Mike Rutherford (Mike & the Mechanics, Genesis) 1950, Sting ...
Russia's Chief Justice Advocates A Return To Se... [Published Clusterstock - Sep 30 2014]
There are always politicians who claim that things were better in the past. And the top judicial official in Russia is one of them— he appears to be advocating a return to serfdom. Valery Zorkin, the head of Russian's Constitutional Court, wrote ...
It Looks Like Putin is Winning, Which is the Su... [Published The Kremlin Stooge - Sep 30 2014]
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