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"boris yeltsin" Discussed on The Moth

The Moth

02:28 min | 2 months ago

"boris yeltsin" Discussed on The Moth

"Loud bellowing sound. I couldn't figure out what it was. And she came back and she picked up the phone. And i said tanya what was that and she said now they know that night we were outside the building talking to all the other people who were there the rest of the intelligence and everyone else who gathered and we heard the barricade being pulled apart and we thought. Oh no the barricade is being destroyed and women running to see what was happening but it wasn't that the whole barricade was being destroyed. Boris yeltsin was writing in on his tank to give his historic speech about democracy and about the future of russia and he came in and he was applauded and everyone was thrilled and he stood on the parliament steps and began. Saying i speak to you today. Under the banner of russia and coast an russia nudged each other and said it's our banner our flag the third day the third day we got up and we decided to go up to smolensk near the american embassy. Because that was the place where three people had been killed the night before the only casualties of this unfolding drama and when we got there it was such a russian scene. There were flower strewn on the ground. There were old women crying. There were people talking about the nature of tragedy and we were all standing around and suddenly a young man came running up. He had a tweet cap clutched in his hand. And why rimmed glasses. And he looked like one thousand nine hundred nineteen revolutionary or like the student in checkoff play and he said. Hurry up at once their tanks approaching the outer barricade. We have to go and defend the outer barricade. Well there had been tanks endlessly approaching and they hit always just parked across the street and we walked up to the outer barricade quite far away in fact parliament building and we range ourselves in front of it holding hands and two minutes later. A column of tanks rolled up and they stopped about three feet away from us and it was still the cold war and i had grown up thinking that there was nothing more frightening in the world than a soviet tank coming up to you and the soldier.

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Scottish Election 2021: SNP Hopes of Majority Remain on a Knife Edge

Monocle 24: The Globalist

01:33 min | 4 months ago

Scottish Election 2021: SNP Hopes of Majority Remain on a Knife Edge

"The united kingdom voted in local elections yesterday while scotland chose the next parliament with potentially huge implications for the future of the union. Well for more on this. I'm joined by katie bulls. The spectators political editor katie. Welcome to monocle twenty four. Let's begin in the most significant areas. Scotland wherein snp victory could be a catalyst for the uk's disintegration. Do you think that nicholas sturgeon. The first minister can hold onto her job. Do we have any results that indicate that so far so in terms of the scotland at results. I think it's gonna mean much clearer by the end of the day today. And if it's close it doesn't look it estimate comfortable Majority between is what Once she's staked her reputation on then. It could drag veto tomorrow morning. dementia scraped together a majority. If it's come to lose by this evening at intended the results forgets against much places. I caught the poo and kansas in england. Bit scotland I think is the most high stakes will the uk government because if nikola session can get majority in there is a even a wider pro-independence majority which could actually be more difficult for the uk government than it just being smp one. It presents an issue in the sense. What does boris yeltsin say about this request for a second independence referendum. We know he doesn't want to grant one but as much debate in western says to the best to do not saying never when then. When is the right time if it's not

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Boris Johnson Pledges to Admit 3 Million From Hong Kong to U.K.

The KFBK Morning News

00:33 sec | 1 year ago

Boris Johnson Pledges to Admit 3 Million From Hong Kong to U.K.

"Minister Boris Yeltsin of course Johnson pledged to admit nearly three million people into Britain from Hong Kong if China were to impose the new security law they're not the offer would only apply to Hong Kong citizens who possessed a document known as the British national overseas passport that was granted to residents who registered for it prior to Britain handed Hong Kong back to China in nineteen ninety seven but they're already preparing for a possible accidents out of Hong Kong a path to citizenship for three million people in our company

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"boris yeltsin" Discussed on Newsradio 970 WFLA

Newsradio 970 WFLA

01:53 min | 1 year ago

"boris yeltsin" Discussed on Newsradio 970 WFLA

"The senator questioning somebody from the administration about why this national security the difficulty was allowed to arise and why the administration did nothing as a matter of fact fought it the whole way that is for those years left alive to hear the explanation so I I have no idea why we're not doing that do you all right some updated information Boris Yeltsin is in fact doing better now and has begun to increase his lead over the communist in the race and that's great news that is great news and I wanted you to know it because the likelihood of course was that Russians who are depressed by a country that is literally disintegrating around them still may vote for a man who will ostensibly bring some continuing reforms and that's the only way it's going to take time you can't take a country which in which the slogan was we pretend to work they pretend to pay us you know communism you can't take that and converted to immediately they have so many problems industrial pollution at a rate we cannot understand one out of every three children with something wrong with it born with something wrong from pollution from poverty from horrible conditions that would have long ago caused a revolution in this country the American people are certainly would not put up with the.

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"boris yeltsin" Discussed on No Agenda

No Agenda

01:50 min | 1 year ago

"boris yeltsin" Discussed on No Agenda

"You have stolen my dreams childhood with your empty words yet. I'm one of the lucky ones. People are suffering. People are dying deadly and contagious virus from China has made its way into the US. The virus isolates myself from the beginning. Because I thought it's well. Brexit brexit nine was brexit taste set to formerly leave the European Union. The government will now focus on the next phase of negotiations getting a trade deal enforcing forging a new partnership with the remaining twenty seven countries. They're all three cases patients. We've currently virus prime minister. Boris Yeltsin has now been discharged from hospital as he continues his recovery from covert nineteen increasingly. Families are going public with what it means to be a transgender. Kit was so sisters. And you're the brother right along. Were you not only what were you before? I'm their sister. I wanted to be a boy. Deadly and contagious virus from China has made its way into the US specifically the Trans Community. Who may have been on schedule for surgery? Some of them may be affected directly back. Hoping Nineteen foulkes..

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"boris yeltsin" Discussed on No Agenda

No Agenda

01:50 min | 1 year ago

"boris yeltsin" Discussed on No Agenda

"You have stolen my dreams childhood with your empty words yet. I'm one of the lucky ones. People are suffering. People are dying deadly and contagious virus from China has made its way into the US. The virus isolates myself from the beginning. Because I thought it's well. Brexit brexit nine was brexit taste set to formerly leave the European Union. The government will now focus on the next phase of negotiations getting a trade deal enforcing forging a new partnership with the remaining twenty seven countries. They're all three cases patients. We've currently virus prime minister. Boris Yeltsin has now been discharged from hospital as he continues his recovery from covert nineteen increasingly. Families are going public with what it means to be a transgender. Kit was so sisters. And you're the brother right along. Were you not only what were you before? I'm their sister. I wanted to be a boy. Deadly and contagious virus from China has made its way into the US specifically the Trans Community. Who may have been on schedule for surgery? Some of them may be affected directly back. Hoping Nineteen foulkes..

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"boris yeltsin" Discussed on Radio Free Nashville

Radio Free Nashville

05:38 min | 1 year ago

"boris yeltsin" Discussed on Radio Free Nashville

"A feeling that things are going to change they were right the female an aging Boris Yeltsin who could barely board a plane or stand for a fifteen minute press conference was about to deliver his end of the year address in which he resigned and ceded power to his prime minister and hand picked successor Vladimir Putin once head of the federal security service the FSB the post communist democratic version of the dreading KGB Burton was indeed an unusual choice having served as the head of the government for only a few months but the forty eight year old ex spy who would become the youngest Kremlin leaders since the Soviet union's founders Vladimir Lenin and Joseph Stalin at a quiet and energy that seemed boundless as boundless as the geographic expanses contained within a Russia's eleven yes eleven time zones after taking over the from Yeltsin as acting president on the first day of the new millennium after winning by a landslide presidential elections three months later Putin in the year to come held over a dozen press conferences and traveled almost two dozen countries and at at and at least a quarter of Russia's eighty nine regions which are spread out over eleven time zones all together he was seen in public and on television more often than Yeltsin during most of his eight year presidency suddenly the press said something to report the news stories were no longer those of Yeltsin's Russia which was perceived both at home and abroad as weak insignificant at corrupt and boogie man reeling from its Cold War to feed these were stories of an enigmatic young technocrat tirelessly crisscrossing the country and meeting with workers farmers and cultural figure figures attending theater god galas and factory openings all that uplifting travel Russia was starving for the Kremlin's attention connected pollutant or no people and gave him the idea of delivering a rousing new year's eve televised address to the nation standing before the Kremlin Spassky tower just before the giant bells rang in the year two thousand one understorey winners guys in front of a large snow dusted Christmas tree he pledged to counter the negativity of the post Soviet decade and sent the country and set the country on a new positive course and as he did in his address the ardent young leader look both charming and in charge when he spoke of Russia's great future a rogue past and enduring spirit wouldn't had often appeared in reserve a reserve technocrat but soon he would demonstrate a talent for finding opportunities to impress the heartland in in the best way to get the people's hearts showing them that his priority was returning Russia to the world stage as a major power of formidable dimensions originally had an even bolder plan for his new year's address need run by journalists in his press boulder in one of his trips around Russia without a hint of doubt in his voice Putin told them the quote Russia is an enormous country a great country we need to remember that our strength is our size but if I were to travel to rush is limitless land in one night through all of its eleven time zones top stopping in each one at midnight local time to record a new year's message to show our nation's greatness are richness the diversity of our mother Russia our unity in our worth even the Russians time zones are exaggerated and number there should be only seven according to generally accepted geographic markers in Greenwich mean time twenty four hour cycle also called UTC maintain them is not only a political matter is reflective of the national identity state power and international influence Russia has eleven time zones more than any other country in that as Russians would have it he speaks its status in a way no one could deny often the time that appears on a nation's iconic clock Big Ben in the United Kingdom for example or those daunting dials on the Spassky tower and rushes cases a subtle way of representing where power lies in Russia every time zone is first referred to in relation to M. as K. Moscow standard time with you to see only following moreover many countries don't even read here the twenty four hour GMT UTC is neat meridians China's huge land mass should straddle five different time zones it operates according to just one inhabitants of western China if they follow their clocks and dark mornings and late evenings but nobody doubts that only the Beijing time matters what do I shop as became president of Venezuela nineteen ninety nine he created a new times on that would set Venezuela thirty minutes apart from neighboring countries that was his way of letting the no worldnow that Venezuela was striking out on its own but Putin's idea showcasing his **** countries temporal and geographic diversity and just just one night was certainly unique and a quarter with his plans to return Russia was lost great power status it also sprung from what new Russians expected their leader something close to god like status keen on creating a leader's image steeped in tradition history and mythology often associated with the uniqueness of the Russian soul spiritual endurance persevering patients belief in miracles and material sacrifice he wanted to be seen as the dead Moreau's granddad frost the Russian Santa Claus bearing gifts of renewed national importance and self confidence capitalizing on Russia's size six thousand miles from east to west putting hope to begin restoring his country's grand juror once tsarist and Soviet and now Russian the idea was bold and beautiful but unfortunately on realizable now eighteen years later it's worth recalling that he first became president when Bill Clinton said the White House after last year comfortably secure in his fourth presidential term with a formidable seventy seven percent support and it goes on from there the book includes footsteps I need a cruise ship and Jeffrey Taylor.

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How the U.S. and China Settled on a Trade Deal Neither Wanted

Marketplace

05:34 min | 1 year ago

How the U.S. and China Settled on a Trade Deal Neither Wanted

"This week the US and China are set to sign the first phase of a trade agreement farmers and manufacturers hope this could be a sign that the trade war between the two countries is ending at a time when politicians are skeptical of global trade agreements are co host ari Shapiro talked with an author who is an unapologetic advocate for trade you could say that Fred Hochberg was born to be a voice for global trade his mother's name was Lillian Vernon the same Lillian Vernon who created a multi million dollar mail order catalogue company selling everything from clothing to toys that company grew from his mother's kitchen table to a household name partly by buying products that were made in China Nixon open China in nineteen seventy two lily was hot on his trail went to China in nineteen eighty one we started buying in trying to parlay Taiwan became too expensive so companies started moving from Taiwan into China and to the manufacturing there during the Obama administration Fred Hochberg ran the export import bank making him one of the country's top cheerleaders for global trade deals now the political tides have shifted president trump pulled the US out of the trans Pacific partnership started a trade war with China and scraps nafta so you can understand why Fred Hochberg called his new book trade is not a four letter word part of the reason I wrote this book was because I was kind of surprised and thunderstruck over the last eight years how we got so negative on trade the problem is we as a country were not candid when not honest with the shortfalls about trade the fact is there are losers and we did not really sufficiently as a country really address the people who got badly hurt we have many things in our economy that says yes it's a where a market economy but at the same time we have to have things that take action when the market's not perfect we didn't put enough time and attention into making that work the way you structure this book you tell the story of global trade through a handful of everyday products and I'd like to zoom in on one of them the avocado well I think you know the avocado follows the path of the banana which is also in this book and that is being this exotic delicacy that became more mainstream so bananas a once in a delicacy and then became the staple and frankly the most consumed fruit and the American family of any fruits vegetables that we consume a lot of as to a global trade and has to do with the importation from central and South America and avocados are similar in that regard in two thousand we consumed a billion avocados we double that within five years and then double that again and another ten years so we now consumer of four and a quarter billion avocados a year so I think that they did catch fire and part of it catches fire importing nafta and the importation of the fact that was free trade going back and forth and I use the example of the taco salad you can now or joy at soccer ball in all fifty states in twelve months of the year that would not be possible if US only relying on our own local products local agriculture and local ingredients and more broadly than avocados or even just the taco salad you talk about the way diversity in supermarkets has just exploded because of global imports yes I mean the choices we have in this illustration in the book about when Boris Yeltsin visited a supermarket in Houston and was just flabbergasted at the array of products that we have that degree of opportunity plenty selection and variety was something that we now take for granted in America that was largely because of global trade largely because we get agriculture products year round cheeses from around the world meet some around the world and they can go to every corner United States there's a stunning figure here where you write that in nineteen seventy five before the first free trade agreements were written the average U. S. supermarket carried just under nine thousand products by two thousand eight that number had mushroomed to nearly forty seven thousand that's because of global trade global trade and as a result changing eating habits I one of things I put in the book I would never have guessed growing up as a little kid we all the you know the going to seafood restaurant was like the worst thing in the world and the fact that Americans have so embraced sushi and virtually every supermarket you go to you can buy fresh sushi every day is remarkable you obviously think more trade is a good thing so I was surprised at the end of the book to see that you think the US should take a pause on entering into any new trade deals why this is been such a divisive issue that I think it's it's not healthy for a democracy to have such highly divisive issues that are often decided by one vote now since they wrote the book U. S. M. CNA the United States Mexican Canadian agreement that passed the house of representatives with three hundred eighty five votes to forty one is the largest single majority we have ever seen on a trade agreement ever so maybe we are now moving towards that recent surveys have shown a majority of Democrats and Republicans believe in free trade majority Democrats public thinks it's actually better for our economy Fred Hochberg is former chairman of the export import bank of

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Britain's winter election

Correspondents Report

05:25 min | 2 years ago

Britain's winter election

"Oh Boris Yeltsin has finally got his wish the people of Britain are heading to a pre Christmas election based in the UK pre-christmas poll all of these things by paying party and movement Nicole Advertising Ban Labor launched its first within a few wilburns wiped the Conservatives I twitter ad fell a bit flatter with seventy to win over hearts and minds during the late up to the December poll. There's like the smiths boots most voters will be very focused on pre Christmas parties in prison buying does that mean for Boris Johnson here I'm not really sure Boris Johnson say voters seemed not to mind the idea of pre your now before Christmas how do you think Boris Johnson will go here and he's electric he's which is the hall of it she's a blue life I think she's on the verge Quite hairstyle can I ask you about this going to be an election before Christmas that's why

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"boris yeltsin" Discussed on KTRH

KTRH

01:43 min | 2 years ago

"boris yeltsin" Discussed on KTRH

"By the United States a Russian military is placed on high alert Boris Yeltsin activated the keys to launch nuclear weapons and you have less than ten minutes to decide whether to issue the order to fire and so what happened was of course Yeltsin left the Russian missiles in their silos probably in part because relations between Russia between Russian United States weren't so battery relatively trusting back in nineteen ninety five after all of the the wall came down we're pretty much buddy buddies with Rachel today we're not so trusting anymore and with the events that have been happening around the world it is best that we keep our eyes open the potential threat what the technocrats call hybrid warfare and that includes nuclear bombs okay hybrid warfare is land sea air space cyberspace having codes holding codes for ransom I mean what's really sad is is that while the you just before Donald Trump become print became president I'd states we had a good relationship with Russia a fairly good relationship rushes out of the blue you know the media saying that Russia is this bad guy trying to interfere with the elections and and and what happened that is after you know so much of this is this you know Lleyton McCarthy yet S. type to attitude for the media we've had a lot of mistrust has been developing between us in Russia and it's having a massive affect on cooperation security matters and Russia the United States they're investing large sums of money to modernize our nuclear arsenals and NATO has announced its rethinking its nuclear strategy because they're getting.

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"boris yeltsin" Discussed on Monocle 24: The Globalist

Monocle 24: The Globalist

04:36 min | 3 years ago

"boris yeltsin" Discussed on Monocle 24: The Globalist

"One hundred years ago almost to the day. The Russians are nNcholas. The second and his family murdered by the Bolsheviks. The Ramon of dynasty had ruled the Russian empire for over three hundred years after a bloody civil war, the Bolsheviks established their authority over the country and as the communist party of the Soviet Union which rule the Russian lands for the next seventy years. Just as desirous rule in this one party state. There was no mechanism for electing a leader. The head of the communist party became defacto the ruler of the country. Hence the dictatorship in excess of Joseph Stalin's time in office. And ultimately, as the idea. Democratic freedom grew the stagnation and collapse of the communist system and the US are Gorbachev's dreams upholding the Soviet Union together may have received a death blow today. The union three Slavic republics announced they are forming a separate Commonwealth of independent States Russia the time, the Soviet Union ceased to exist at the end of nineteen Ninety-one. The Russian federation already had a democratically elected President Boris Yeltsin, and there were real hopes in Russia and abroad that the country may become as many Russians wished for a normal civilized country. The first warning signs that democracy may not be gaining the whole, which many dreamt of came with the presidential election in nineteen Ninety-six. The election campaign was heavily weighted in favour of Yeltsin because the so-called oligarchs made it. So these were the men who had seized control of industry and business gaining evermore political influence. And often increasingly week, Yeltsin physically and politically was elected. His main concern was finding a successor who would guarantee him a peaceful retirement and immunity from prosecution for the mistakes he had made. Under the Russian constitution. If the president resigned or step down through health, the prime minister would take over as acting president. This would put the prime minister in pole position to become the next president. The leading oligarch Boris Berezovsky was by this stage controlling Yeltsin and effectively running the country. As a result. Russia went through a series of prime ministers in nineteen ninety eight early nine thousand nine hundred nine as Yeltsin sought. The one who had grant him immunity from prosecution and bid is all ski. Look for one whom he could dominate in the way that he was dominating Yeltsin. In August nine hundred ninety nine Yeltsin and bid off ski believed that they had found them man. He was someone who had been left on it Conal in the Soviet secret police, the KGB and it served in Yeltsin's presidential administration before being appointed director of the KGB's successor. The FSB his name bloodying of leading rich Putin on the ninth of August Yeltsin presented Putin to the country as his new prime minister and Russia's next president. So much for democratic elections. See, wouldn't it. Which of. Suddenly in regime. You step down on the thirty first of December, nineteen ninety nine Putin duly became acting president and his first decree granted Yeltsin and his family immunity from prosecution for life job done as far as Yeltsin was concerned, but there is off skew soon to realize that he had made a big mistake. He had let the KGB g. out of the bottle and there was no way he could put it back. There is no sqi fled abroad eventually to be granted political asylum in the UK while Putin said about rolling back many of the liberal and democratic reforms, such as freedom of the press which Yeltsin and his Soviet predescessor Mikhail Gorbachev at introduced. After two four year terms in office Putin apparently respected the constitution by stepping aside, although he affectively appointed his own puppet Dmitry Medvedev in his stead. He went back to being prime minister. Few were fooled by the titles. Putin was still running the country amid veggie of oversaw the decision of parliament State Duma to extend future presidential terms to six years. So having been reelected in both twenty twelve and twenty eighteen Putin is set to be the ruler of Russia for the first quarter of the twenty first century, at least..

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Gaza is going to get worse before it gets better

Taking Stock

02:13 min | 3 years ago

Gaza is going to get worse before it gets better

"You will of the equivalent supercomputer or they can get attributes of this computer in their commercial systems eventually of course we'll put this technology into the ibm cloud it's just amazing how industries companies amount of data and you process it you know using artificial intelligence what you might be able to ultimately do he john kelly nice to check in with you and hopefully we'll get some updates down the line in what you guys are doing with summit senior vice president of cognitive solutions in research at ibm maybe can be used to make the planes go on time after waiting two and a half hours last night just saying let's get back to world and national news headlines hager in our bloomberg in washington dc you know nathan right trio planes on time that would be speaking of running late president trump in quebec has been running late pretty much all day as he meets with leaders of six other industrialized nations but the g seven summit is underway and is bloomberg's irv chapman reports from washington those other leaders are objecting to just about everything the president's putting on the table russia was invited to join the group in nineteen ninety eight when boris yeltsin was its president vladimir putin was invited when he invaded crimea answering questions as he left the white house president trump had a surprise suggestion his worst nightmare with that being fed russia should be this may not be politically correct but we are the world who run we could have russia at the negotiating putin has been telling european and asian leaders trump's america is not your friend my russia is in washington irv chapman bloomberg radio just in german chancellor angela merkel says russia cannot be led back into the g eight until the situation changes in ukraine israeli troops have killed four palestinians along the gaza border today as the region's hamas leaders struggled to revive a flagging protest these rally army says about ten thousand people gathered at five spots along the border throwing flaming kites pipebombs rocks and grenades gaza's health ministry says more than five hundred people were hurt nearly a hundred isreaeli fire global news twenty four hours a day on air and a tick tock on twitter powered by more than twenty seven hundred journalists and analysts in more than one hundred twenty countries in.

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"boris yeltsin" Discussed on The Jason Stapleton Program

The Jason Stapleton Program

02:04 min | 3 years ago

"boris yeltsin" Discussed on The Jason Stapleton Program

"And in the in in your parts of your rope or whether it was going to drive us into another world war and there were a lot of people republicans included who thought that he was on a dangerous path that was going to lead to world war and it turns out that that he played it perfectly the wall came down the relationship with russia improved by boris yeltsin yeltsin that ended up opening up the you know russia to the western world and they had mcdonald's and they i mean they they really increase their freedom and it was it ended up being a very very good thing i don't know whether trump is playing a reagan type game that is going to end with an increase in freedom and liberty throughout the world or if it's going to or if it's just nothing more than lunatics nationalist agenda that's going to drive us into another world conflict i really i don't like here's the thing i think it's the latter like i don't think this guy is on par with reagan i don't think he's doing it for the same reasons i don't think that you can kind of look at the game that was being played in retrospect in the nineteen eighties and recognized kind of what was going on you the way i don't know if i'm blinded by it because of my personal opinion for trump but i feel like i have to come here behind the microphone and at least tell you guys look i may be jaded and trump may end up being a flip and genius i eat my own tongue if that was the case i just i can't see it but the truth is the same things that i'm saying about trump they were saying about reagan in the eighties the concern that i have over the decisions that he's making the fact that he may be pushing us into another world war the fact that he is the chess pieces now are aligning in favor of new alliances so if you're if you look if you think of the if you think of international politics is a chess board you have now got pieces moving on that chessboard and china and and and russia are moving closer together.

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"boris yeltsin" Discussed on PRI's The World

PRI's The World

02:09 min | 3 years ago

"boris yeltsin" Discussed on PRI's The World

"Yes choi come interior justice on this two this is how will saint he used to feel like he was part of an empire and he starting to feel like he's part of one again while that that really crystalizes thanks yeah you know it really made impression on me because i don't think i've ever quite heard it puts so plainly but the idea i think is central to understanding modern russia it's this idea that russia has made its way back from a relevance from the abyss and it's back thanks to one guy vladimir putin kgb operative had of power by boris yeltsin because president prime minister president gannon probably president again this month well that's true we have elections coming up as you know putin's been in power for eighteen years now he's up for reelection of for a fourth term next week which he will win nobody doubts that and as much as his running a campaign it's this it's this idea that he's rebuild russia is russia's risen from its knees as they like to say here but not only that eighteen years of course is a long time and putin's arguing that given another sixyear term russia can do even better are you know he the he can shepherd russia forward into this kind of glorious future a 21st century defined by russian victories as he put it recently so just reminder charles the reason were were talking is because we're looking into this possible renaissance of power in russia all this week i'm what is the ira we're going to hear what we're gonna look at russia's a war or sir proxy war in east ukraine to begin with and the way that's in packing some of the soldiers involved in it i will also be looking at the war in syria russia's been certainly launched disc military intervention in syria which they claim is a good war and we'll be looking at how they're actually fighting that will be checking in with the trolls in saint petersburg will be looking at corruption will be looking at the elections coming up to all sorts of things at all relief can scratch at this idea of you know is russia back is it is it all real or is it just some kind of ghost empire that creates dissolution of power or is it something in between.

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"boris yeltsin" Discussed on The Next Best Thing

The Next Best Thing

02:01 min | 3 years ago

"boris yeltsin" Discussed on The Next Best Thing

"He wanted to have a say in the two thousand sixteen us presidential election so he grew up in the kgb fsb so what does that mean you know what does that what does that training do for him to bertram had convinced yeltsin that he shared the president's democratic goals yes that's a good point thank you mr front lied boris yeltsin is the one he was the first president of russia so he's the one who actually gave him that job he made him the head of the fsb and why would you have done that why would he give an important very high level position to someone who you know maybe didn't have the same views as him in fact had the exact opposite views is him well putin didn't let him know the he had opposite views in fact he was trained to do the opposite you get in with people you disagree with so that a you can either change their minds b to go about your business and make sure that their work is futile or see the wait to them out wait them out there either gonna die retire or or you can make them so irrelevant that they won't even make a difference and that's pretty much what putin did to boris yeltsin student's democratic goals kenya all that he's a professional lie dole lie is what he will talked in the intelligence school he was pretending that he was going to be issued the same development of russia as jens indeed but that's all is just one bee law i don't know if you could tell that women was not from the south russians know this about vladimir putin a least ones with any security clearance so his second job after he spent years as head of the fsb his second job was as get this prime minister now how the hell it he makes such an astonishingly fast rise up the chain of command well boris yeltsin did it him.

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"boris yeltsin" Discussed on The Next Best Thing

The Next Best Thing

02:00 min | 3 years ago

"boris yeltsin" Discussed on The Next Best Thing

"Take russia into the future and lead it into a free democracy vladimir putin he wants none of that and it was boris yeltsin who willingly who voluntarily resign the presidency of in russia and handed things over two without a mere hutu who has never ever ever renege that power if anything he has grabbed onto would even tighter he has made sure that it was solidified and had no one could touch it he even made it so that when he had to step down as president for a few years he put someone in there as a placeholder he put himself back at the prime ministership in when the time came ban he was back in that office vladimir putin has never been elected president in russia never he was appointed prime minister by boris yeltsin boris yeltsin than resign making him the president endeavour since then he's made sure that he stays in that position tonight we're gonna look hardcore we're going to take a deep dive into who this son of a bitch why he was then says more than he can possibly stand why you wondered donald trump to win in 2016 and how he went about making sure that happen he didn't just he didn't just want donald trump to win he took actions nfc started years ago to make sure it happen and guess what folks more than wanting donald trump to win in 2016 he wanted hillary clinton to lose he hates hillary clinton and he wanted to see her go down.

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"boris yeltsin" Discussed on Fareed Zakaria GPS

Fareed Zakaria GPS

01:48 min | 4 years ago

"boris yeltsin" Discussed on Fareed Zakaria GPS

"The all the guards the men who profited on the spoils of communism became fantastically rich cars in russia than in all the rest of your but ordinary russians was sinking into desperate poverty that would die of food shortages even starvation it is i don't know how to feed my kids without and bill korn anyway i just don't know what we're going to do us president boris yeltsin was in charge but he seemed increasingly unstable he is drinking that is clearly being propped up russians began calling for a new leader they were tired of the embarrassments of yeltsin waiting in the wings was vladimir putin he had taken a job in moscow in the kremlin hierarchy and he has risen through the ranks with lightning speed bureaucrats to kremlin superstar he had just become acting prime minister when it became blindingly clear the country needed a new president salim yeltsin was ready to topple over and they settled on putin because they knew that the yeltsin could retire and not be putting jail boris yeltsin was notoriously corrupt but kremlin power wanted to protect and to the deals made deal was made.

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"boris yeltsin" Discussed on FRONTLINE: Audiocast | PBS

FRONTLINE: Audiocast | PBS

01:47 min | 4 years ago

"boris yeltsin" Discussed on FRONTLINE: Audiocast | PBS

"Putin doesn't have much time form author and journalist peter baker and this is not clinton was used to when it came to russia he was used to having somebody he could relate to and who is a goldfish and clinton didn't respond well to if mr clinton was hoping for a foreign policy triumph he did here later that day clinton received a warmer reception from boris yeltsin and issued a warning about putin strobe talbott bill clinton looked hard into yeltsin's ours and said i'm a little bit concerned about this young man that you have heard over the presidency to he doesn't have democracy in his heart and he reached over an oh kim in his heart and i will never forget the the expression of that came over the ultimate yeltsin's confidants saved by the end of his life he would come to agree with clinton before boris yeltsin died he told intimate minutes the it was a great mistake for him to have soared putin us so successor at the kremlin in those first months clinton's fears were realised putin began to centralise his authority authorises and glasser he more or less laid out the path that he was going to be taking which was to reduce democracy to consolidate authority back into the kremlin and he took steps some of which were small and symbolic lake uh going back to the soviet era anthem.

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"boris yeltsin" Discussed on PRI's The World

PRI's The World

01:56 min | 4 years ago

"boris yeltsin" Discussed on PRI's The World

"Sean cook of the international institute for strategic studies there he testified today at the congressional hearing on the russian antivirus company kaspersky lab it seems that the us and russia are going nosetonose with each other on many fronts diplomatic political military and the man who is often portrayed the center of it all russian president vladimir putin filmmaker michael kirk sees a pattern in putin's behavior which he lays out in a new twopart documentary putin's revenge which begins tonight on pbs frontline let's have a quick listen to one seen early in the dock it's the year 2000 president boris yeltsin is stepping down as president of russia and has handed power to then prime minister vladimir putin president bill clinton goes to moscow to meet the new leader ed they don't hit it off and later clinton tells a retired boris yeltsin about his meeting with putin bill clinton looked hard into yeltsin's laws and said i'm a little bit concerned about this young man that you have turned over the presidency to he doesn't have democracy in his heart and he reached over an old jim them is heart and i will never forget the for the expression that came over built the oceans confidants saved by the end of his life he would come to agree with clinton before boris yeltsin died he told and tomacz the it was a great mistake for him to have soared who knows who successor that's the voice of strobe talbott who was deputy secretary of state at the time so michael kirk all what did bill clinton and boris yeltsin mistrust in vladimir putin and those early days i think some of it is he he knew.

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"boris yeltsin" Discussed on Slate's The Gist

Slate's The Gist

02:17 min | 4 years ago

"boris yeltsin" Discussed on Slate's The Gist

"And when boris yeltsin the first president of russia won the power struggle he won the right to claim soviet institutions and to control them and his project was not necessarily to raise them to the ground his project was actually toot to reform them and he was very committed to market economy and to free press but not committed to reckoning with the past and finally i think this is probably the most important the thing that i was able to document the about the 1990s was just how scary the 1990s what's rent and they're sort of two stories that we hear about the 1990s one is that it was a time fledgling democracy which is true mmhmm and another was that is that it's a time of collapsing economy and totally conaco catastrophe from a for most russians she's not exactly trip because on on the face of a people lived better by the late 1990s that they did in the early nineties they eight better there in a they didn't face food shortages every single russian household got a new washing machine during the 1990s but they also were exposed to the way other people lived both inside the country and outside the country so one of the opportunities they got was to travel abroad and they would go to a poor country like turkey or spain and discover that poor europeans lived better than rich soviets right so envy interregnum between the ussr and putin they'll be there was boris yeltsin and there are parallels so my question is going to be how much of the blame falls on yeltsin and his personality or his his thoughts there's so many parallels between what happened to postsoviet society and yeltsin himself him he was drunk he was dissolute he was extroverted by he seemed to have i guess finance missions are good heart but he was lacking in execution it would seem i don't particularly believe in a great man of history but how much blame belongs to yeltsin probably a lot of limaong see yeltsin and if i were to to numerate his crimes i'd say criminal one was a nodding interest in the past so saying in 1991 let's just focus on the economy focus and market reforms.

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"boris yeltsin" Discussed on Monocle 24: Midori House

Monocle 24: Midori House

01:47 min | 4 years ago

"boris yeltsin" Discussed on Monocle 24: Midori House

"I think it is worth looking into history to say that even when it looks as though she has absolutely no chance of surviving she could limp wants a quite some time i think i think of that much to election it was the most votes any single party ever seated directional sonar that it was an extraordinary turnaround in nonshooters certainly defied all the expectations and all the polls finally today's program troubled waters at westminster if you'll go with me on this plans for a bridge covered injuries i've london's returns have been abandoned after failing to win the backing of the city's massively con the two hundred twenty million euro project was criticised from the outside it as a waste of public money vanity project of khan's predecessor boris yeltsin him again and evaluation at khan now seems to have agreed to take him awhile over forty million euros a public money have already been spent on the project the blame game which had already begun continues an daniela is this a a political football as being kicked around and actually we should be glad that is now in the long grass does it just demonstrate how many disastrous costly white elephants cities still all my subtle themselves wave in the name of personal political vanity wet wet to start well it is it is i mean i wanted to light the garden bridge i wanted to light the idea of this meeting across the tell him that the co experience of crossing the tams as somebody in london a born and bred still something really quite magical for me and the idea that it was going to be designed by top ikeda's on it was going to be london's ons it to the highline we are actually going to build something new and exciting co but then it really did not stand up to scrutiny and the idea of this uh of this is a through basically will at what would end up when choices to cool pratt sir.

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"boris yeltsin" Discussed on Black Agenda Radio

Black Agenda Radio

01:49 min | 4 years ago

"boris yeltsin" Discussed on Black Agenda Radio

"As something of a maybe an improvement on ronald reagan somebody you can talk to maybe get some way or and make peace and he until and i'm in the position of having to defend the relative intellectual abilities of ronald reagan of all people but you know i think p everyone wants to have hope and if there's no place to put hope you put it in the most plausible place and sadly that's trump at the moment for russians the russians must be mystified to think that americans believe that their leader putin could actually works such effective wonders with the us electoral system yes they find it laughable as well adt insulting look they find it laughable and those who are at all informed find it intensely hypocritical enough united states openly brag about happing imposed he told the donald trump of russia boris yeltsin on the russians and interferes with elections all over the world you have barack obama with a video campaign ad for a french candidate wow samantha power is accusing vladimir putin of trying to influence the french election is sort of hypocrisy really great sun the russians their primary demands in always not for well fits not for global dominance it's for respect is for beach being treated like an equal partner in the world rather than a child and when the united states just fills the world's airwaves with these stories without any evidence of audi evil russian plots to take over foreign election it you know it does make for great humor but a lot of them take it seriously as well.

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