Russian Politics

Participants talked about President Yeltsin’s recent decision to dismiss Prime Minister Stepashin and replace him with Vladimir Putin. They termed… read more

Participants talked about President Yeltsin’s recent decision to dismiss Prime Minister Stepashin and replace him with Vladimir Putin. They termed Yeltsin’s rule as an “elected monarchy” and said that recent shake-ups in the Kremlin were instigated to protect his family from corruption charges. They also talked about shifting alliances within the body politic and security threats from rebel forces in Dagestan. After their remarks they answered questions from the audience. close

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  • Thomas E. Graham Senior Associate Carnegie Endowment for International Peace->Russia and Eurasia Program
  • David J. Kramer Associate Director Carnegie Endowment for International Peace->Russia and Eurasia Program
  • Michael A. McFaul Director (Former) Carnegie Endowment for International Peace->Russian Domestic Politics Program
  • Martha Brill Olcott Senior Associate Carnegie Endowment for International Peace->Russia and Eurasia Program
  • Lilia Shevtsova Director Center for Political Studies
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Russian Politics

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Program ID:
151575-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 12, 1999 | 4:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Aug 16, 1999 | 11:34am EDT | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Aug 12, 1999 | 4:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 13, 1999 | 4:02am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 13, 1999 | 7:36am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 13, 1999 | 1:27pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 16, 1999 | 11:34am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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