By Boris Minayev

The literature on Boris Yeltsin is tremendous. Memoirs were produced not just by means of politicians – first-hand individuals within the occasions, Yeltsin himself penned 3 volumes of memories – but in addition assistants, press secretaries, political analysts, reporters, MPs, retired contributors of Gorbachev’s Politburo, public figures now lengthy forgotten, generals of certain providers and safeguard provider staff.

Boris Minaev set to work on Boris Yeltsin’s biography whilst the baby-kisser used to be nonetheless alive. In his paintings the writer has used not just publicly available records which were published or another way made available but additionally interviews which are released for the 1st time.

In this specified biography of the 1st President of the Russian Federation writer always describes occasions of Yeltsin's existence, shooting and conveying his targeted character with the entire contradictions of his personality and ideas that made up our minds public perspective in the direction of Yeltsin. a few observed him as a good builder of the recent Russia, others - as a destroyer of the good nation. yet whoever he used to be de facto, the last decade of his rule shook the world.
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Boris Minayev is a Russian author and correspondent. Minayev has labored for plenty of Russian venues and is presently serving as Editor-in-Chief of the magazine Medved.

Boris Minayev is understood for his children’s books and novels for mature readers. probably the most well-known works of his that's being generally quoted within the media is his biography of Russia’s first president Boris Yeltsin, first released within the sequence ‘Lives of outstanding People’.

This title has been realised by a team of the following dedicated professionals:
Translated through Svetlana Payne, Maxim Hodak - Максим Ходак (Publisher), Max Mendor - Макс Мендор (Director), Yana Kovalskaya and Camilla Stein.

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