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Lok Sabha pays tribute to Boris Yeltsin

Lok Sabha on Friday paid rich tributes to former Russian President Boris Yeltsin who passed away on Monday, describing him as the one who laid the foundation of a renewed partnership between the......

Former Russian President Boris Yeltsin dead

Boris Yeltsin, the first-ever popularly elected President in Russian history after triggering the final collapse of the Soviet Union, has died. Announcing the death of the ailing Yeltsin (76),......

Putin set to assume Russian presidency in 2012

Vladimir Putin is set to assume Russian presidentship in 2012 for a record third term after the ruling United Russia party on Sunday nominated him for the powerful post, a move that could keep him......

US warship in Black Sea irks Russia

Russia has expressed its displeasure and concern over the arrival of a US warship in the Black Sea to take part in naval exercises with Ukraine, saying the move once again raised concern about......

I just cracked, says Clinton on affair with Monica

Opening up about his affair with White House intern Monica Lewinsky, former United States President Bill Clinton has said that he felt sorry for himself, and he had 'cracked' under pressure during......

Jethro Tull delights

Imagine an impish Shakespearean court jester, clad in black, the top hat replaced by a bandanna-like skull cap. Imagine a cross between Jack Nicholson in Batman and Johnny Depp in Pirates Of The......

Yeltsin's legacy to live long after his death

Yevgeny Kafelnikov, Marat Safin and Maria Sharapova brought Russia tennis glory but it was keen player and avid fan Boris Yeltsin who helped to make the sport popular nation-wide.Russian tennis......

Chelsea owner Abramovich wins legal battle

Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich emerged victorious on Friday from a long and hugely expensive legal battle with his former friend Boris Berezovsky that laid bare the murky dealings behind the......

Brazil orders Berezovsky, soccer bosses detained

A Brazilian federal court on Thursday ordered Russian tycoon Boris Berezovsky and several directors of the Brazilian soccer team Corinthians detained on money laundering charges. Judge Fausto......

Russia clinch Davis Cup

Marat Safin overpowered substitute Jose Acasuso 6-3, 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 in a nerve-racking fifth and decisive rubber to clinch Russia's second Davis Cup title with a 3-2 victory over Argentina on......

Maradona in Moscow for Cup final

Former soccer World Cup-winning captain Diego Maradona arrived in Moscow on Thursday for this weekend's Davis Cup final between Russia and Argentina."His plane just landed, so he'll attend the......

  People speak for boris yeltsin

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Q. If Nuclear Bombs are no good then why there is rush to stockpile them ,, USSR could not be saved from disintegeration despite stockpile of nuclear weapons ,What\'s the mentality behind this mad race ??
:  A. First off, the Soviet Duma (Parliament) OPPOSED disintegration but then Boris Yeltsin rushed in bloody tanks in parliament, fired at Duma and more...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/if-nuclear-bombs-are-no-good-then-why-there-is-rush-to-stock//answers/16631051

commonsense
Q. What do you think about the Russian economic development now?
Commonsense:  A. It is important to view this from the perspective of the peculiar situation of Russia. Russian economy went into a nose dive after the demise of...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-do-you-think-about-the-russian-economic-development-now/16631022/answers/14230582

T A RAMESH
Q. When did Boris Yeltsin announce his resignation from being the President of Russia?
T A RAMESH:  A. On 31st December 1999 Boris Yeltsin announced his resignation!! more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/when-did-boris-yeltsin-announce-his-resignation-from-being-t/14230377/answers/13760151

iqbal ahmed
Q. I have an Acer 4710z Laptop.Behind the Laptop there is a place for Battery like.So my question is Can I enter the AA Battery like in that space and use the laptop without connecting to electricity\If anyone knows please clarify
Iqbal Ahmed:  A. A lap would guzzle down a set of AAs faster than Boris Yeltsin would a bottle of vodka. Even if u boot using AAs (which is a high...... more

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When the Soviet Empire collapsed, Ukraine was the key

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Narendra Modi should learn from Shinzo Abe that leaders who don't deliver on reforms are punished

By: Ruchir Sharma As Narendra Modi prepares for his historic meeting with Shinzo Abe of Japan, analysts are having great fun with intriguing... ...

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Russia jails 13 in two-year Putin protest trial

A Moscow court today jailed three activists for up to 3.5 years in the conclusion of an explosive two-year trial that put 13 behind bars for... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/russia-jails-13-in-two-year-putin-protest-trial-114081800948_1.html
Be Very Wary Of The Cult Of The Strong Leader

Archibald Haworth Brown , better known as Archie Brown, is one of the leading British historians and political-scientists. At 76, he is Emeritus... ...

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