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Yeltsin

[yelt-sin] /ˈyɛlt sɪn/
noun
1.
Boris Nikolayevich
[bawr-is nik-uh-lahy-uh-vich,, bohr‐,, bor‐;; Russian buh-ryes nyi-kuh-lah-yi-vyich] /ˈbɔr ɪs ˌnɪk əˈlaɪ ə vɪtʃ,, ˈboʊr‐,, ˈbɒr‐;; Russian bʌˈryɛs nyɪ kʌˈlɑ yɪ vyɪtʃ/ (Show IPA),
1931–2007, president of the Russian Federation 1991–99.
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  • By sending Chernomyrdin to sort out the Balkan mess, Yeltsin killed a flock of birds with nary a stone.

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  • They posed a threat not only to Yeltsin's authority – but also to the economic well being of Russia.

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Yeltsin

/ˈjɛltsɪn; Russian jeltsin/
noun
1.
Boris (Nicolayevich). 1931–2007, Russian politician: president of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic (1990–91); president of Russia (1991–99)
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