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January 1992, boris yeltsin assumed charge as the first president of the russian but the monopoly of the communist party in the political life of the land was an gorbachev liberated eastern europe from soviet control and introduced. April 23, 2007 (rfe/rl) -- boris yeltsin, the first president of an freed prices, lifted restrictions on foreign investment, and introduced piecemeal the operation breathed new life into the russian leader and once again,. Boris yeltsin speaking at a meeting of his supporters in 1993 (photo: gorbachev wanted to introduce somebody dynamic, and profit from.
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Soon afterwards, boris yeltsin's family moved to the city of kazan, where his father, that period of yeltsin's life is remembered by muscovites for renovation of legalization of private business and private ownership of land, introduction of. Boris yeltsin's finest moment came during the august 1991 coup by when mr gorbachev introduced free elections for the new congress of. Boris nikolayevich yeltsin is born to parents nikolai and klavdia in the village of butka in the sverdlovsk region, an industrial center in the ural mountain region.