August 01, 1998

Notebook



“Will the Real Boris...”

Communist duma deputy Alexander Saly told Moskovsky Komsomolets that he believes Russian President Boris Yeltsin has a manufactured doppelganger. Through analysis of some 1500 photos of the president, Saly said it is become clear that a “new Yeltsin” has been appearing now and again since the presidential election of 1996. Ear shapes are different and the “new” Yeltsin is not less shy about showing his hand with two missing fingers. Saly has asked the Prosecutor General office to look into the case.

 


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