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25 September 2018


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1. Yekaterinburg

Photographer Daria Kozinova takes us on a tour of the capital of the Urals: Yekaterinburg.

Tags: Urals, Yekaterinburg, Yeltsin
By Daria Kozinova
2. August 1991 Coup Attempt

Twenty-five years later, we take a look back at the August 19 coup attempt in Russia. Led by the Gang of Eight, men who owed their political careers to Mikhail Gorbachev, the coup plotters were attempting to restore dictatorship in the ailing Soviet Union.

Tags: soviet union, coup, yeltsin, gorbachev
By The Editors
3. Faded Memories of 1991

It's been over two decades since the coup of August 1991, and only half of Russians remember it. But that's not all...

Tags: gorbachev, coup, 1991, yeltsin, poll
By The Editors
4. Constructing a Constitution

Happy birthday, Russian Constitution! Let's take a quick look at where you came from: the political struggles, reform efforts, and occasional street fighting of a newborn country.

Tags: 1993, yeltsin, duma, russia, constitution, russian, referendum
By Eugenia Sokolskaya
5. Independence Day

In most countries, Independence Day conjures up images of grand celebration, fireworks, family get-togethers, parades and so on. These celebrations commemorate the declaration and establishment of sovereignty by a colony or nation occupied and governed by another nation. This is not exactly the case with Russia's Independence Day.

Tags: independence, august coup, yeltsin, gorbachev
By Linda DeLaine
6. The Yeltsin Legacy

As Russia readies for its first, post-Yeltsin presidential election, Yeltsin biographer Leon Aron offers thoughts on the Russian leader's legacy.

Tags: yeltsin, president, politics, elections
By Leon Aron
7. Yeltsin's Death

A review of the life and work of Boris Yeltsin.

Tags: yeltsin, death, president, russia
8. Sino - Russian Relations

Historic border accords signed between Russia and China on December 9, 1999.  This one of the last major official acts of then President Boris Yeltsin prior to his surprise resignation on December 31.

Tags: russian, history, yeltsin
By Linda DeLaine
9. End of an Era

The presidency and life of former President Boris Yeltsin who resigned on December 31, 1999.

Tags: russian, history, yeltsin
By Linda DeLaine
10. Yeltsin's Surprise Resignation

On New Year's Eve, 1999, while many braced for a possible Y2K disaster, Boris Yeltsin resigned as president of the Russian Federation leaving a little known prime minister in charge.

Tags: russia, yeltsin, resignation
By Linda DeLaine

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