How drunk is Boris?

Gessen, Masha
May 1995
New Republic;5/22/95, Vol. 212 Issue 21, p20
Examines the drinking habit of Russian President Boris Yeltsin. His reputation as a drinker; Attempt to discredit him by publicizing his drinking habit in 1990; Number of liters of alcohol an average Russian consumes in a year; Attitude of the liberal press toward the ideal leader of Russia; Evidence showing Yeltsin in various stages of inebriation.


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