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Boris Yeltsin's daughter back, gets new political party

Boris Yeltsin’s daughter Tatyana Dyachenko has recently resurfaced in Russian public life and now there’s talk of having her head a Kremlin-made right-leaning business party that would propagate Medvedev’s ideas of modernization. The idea comes to us courtesy of Alexander … Continue reading

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Death of a kamikaze

Early this morning, economist and reformer Yegor Gaidar died of a blood clot in his home in the Moscow suburbs. He was 53. What Yeltsin was to political liberalization, Gaidar was to the Russian economy. It was Gaidar who, in … Continue reading

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