1931~2007
A rambunctious risk taker

Once a leader of the Communist Party in Moscow, Boris Nikolayevich Yeltsin agitated for political reform throughout his public career. He helped bring about the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991 and presided over the new Russia until he resigned in 1999. FULL STORY
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Yeltsin dead at age 76
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