Boris Nikolayevich Yeltsin was a Russian politician and the first President of the Russian Federation, serving from 1991 to 1999. Originally a supporter of Mikhail Gorbachev, Yeltsin emerged under the perestroika reforms as one of Gorbachev's most powerful political opponents. Wikipedia*
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Boris Yeltsin has 73 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1989 Speech as a Member, Presidium for U.S.S.R.. The year with the most videos was 1993 with 18 videos. Most appearances with Bill Clinton (11), George H. W. Bush (9). Most common tags: Russian Federation, Yugoslavia, NATO.