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The Yeltsin presidency in retrospect: myths, realities, and lessons to be learned

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Morales Hernández, Javier (2007) The Yeltsin presidency in retrospect: myths, realities, and lessons to be learned. UNISCI Discussion Papers (14). pp. 161-165. ISSN 1696-2206

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The death of the first President of the Russian Federation, Boris Yeltsin, on 23 April 2007 offers an opportunity for a critical reflection on his presidency. This article is a brief attempt at shedding some light on three more or less extended beliefs about Yeltsin’s legacy, - his role in the end of the Soviet Union, Russia’s transition to democracy, and relations with the West - analyzing the extent to which our perceptions of them include elements of myth and reality. Some lessons for current president Putin are suggested in the conclusions.


Tipo de documento:Artículo
Palabras clave:Rusia; URSS; Yeltsin; Putin; Política interior; Política exterior
Materias:Ciencias Sociales > Política > Relaciones internacionales
Código ID:6362
Depositado:25 Jun 2007
Última Modificación:06 Feb 2014 07:48

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