But the U.S. could work with Yeltsin—though he chose a successor who would ‘repudiate his legacy.’
Yeltsin won 53.8 to 40.3 percent, a victory ensured by ample resources over his underfunded communist challenger.
Indeed, Yeltsin himself rose to the presidency from the Moscow city hall.
“I think my father would have been very unhappy with what Yeltsin decided to do,” Khrushchev said.
Yeltsin slurred his words in a loud argument with the baffled agents.
The early reviews have focused on the sitcom moments—like Yeltsin in his underwear, hailing a cab in search of pizza.
Yeltsin may have made Russia free, but it was Berezovsky who made it for sale.
This is not just the corruption of the Yeltsin years but also the hope for a better and more honest future.