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Analysis: Has Russia reached the end of the line?

...Soviet Union, economic disintegration, failed coups, Boris Yeltsin's health problems and war have buffeted the country...left-wing authoritarian regime or even a military coup. Is Boris Yeltsin about to be ousted? Is Russia's ill-starred experiment...
Serena Williams hits back at Russian tennis official over televised remarks

...member of the International Olympic Committee. During the 1990s, he was the personal tennis coach to Russian President Boris Yeltsin and served as his adviser on sports matters.He made his comments during an appearance on a Russian talk show this...
Impeachment tops '90s events

...10 votes) 1991: Union of Soviet Socialist Republics dissolves and Soviet President Mikhail S. Gorbachev resigns; Boris Yeltsin takes over as president of Russia. (6 votes) 1997: Scientists in Great Britain clone a sheep. (3 votes)
Paints sleazy 'picture' of Clinton

...ethical" in the history of the republic. But try to name another presidency -- this side of Mobutu Sese Seko or Boris Yeltsin -- that is so rife with substantive charges. There's Whitewater, Travelgate, Filegate, Fostergate, Troopergate...
Russian government defends response to economic crisis

...the government could resolve its severe economic problems, and lawmakers again demanded the resignation of President Boris Yeltsin and his government. The Russian Trading System, the country's major stock index, continued its downward spiral...
Russia gets loan from Japan

...defaulting on domestic treasury debts -- steps that sent wages and financial markets crashing and prompted President Boris Yeltsin to fire the government. The Japanese loan is part of a $22.6 billion bailout package that the International Monetary...
U.S. treads warily on global warming talks

...Summit, a U.N. General Assembly special session, more than 60 world leaders - from President Clinton and Russia's Boris Yeltsin to the president of the Pacific island nation of Micronesia - will review progress made since the 1992 Earth Summit...
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Primakov gets down to work as Russia's new prime minister

...working along these lines," Primakov told top Russian editors, according to the ITAR-Tass news agency. President Boris Yeltsin nominated Primakov, the former foreign minister, last week after his first choice for prime minister, Viktor Chernomyrdin...
Russians complain Mir problems overdramatized

...board and lashed out at the reports of a serious problem. "The station is alive and will live," declared President Boris Yeltsin, who has leaped to the Mir's defense during its recent travails with both praise and a proposed budget increase...
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France, Russia even at Davis Cup

...has said he will retire if Russia wins the Davis Cup. His loss to Grosjean was watched by former Russian President Boris Yeltsin. Kafelnikov, a two-time Grand Slam champion, made 41 unforced errors and had only 20 winners. Grosjean hit 42...
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