TITLE

Putin Himself First

AUTHOR(S)
Gessen, Masha
PUB. DATE
January 2000
SOURCE
New Republic;01/17/2000, Vol. 222 Issue 3, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the resignation of Russian President Boris Yeltsin and the election of Vladimir Putin as new President. Media coverage of the resignation of Yeltsin; Observation that Putin's previous tenure as Prime Minister was dominated by the war in Chechnya and its attendant restrictions on civil liberties; Discussion of Yeltsin's historical role and staggering political will.
ACCESSION #
2660317

 

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