The end of the 20th century witnessed an apparently irreversible wave of democratization in several parts of the world. But until the recent dramatic events in Egypt , democratization seemed to have waned - even given way to a new wave of authoritarianism around the world. Except in the promotional...
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Yeltsin Defeats Communist Challenger (Post, July 4, 1996)
Yeltsin Unveils Plan for Drastic Reform: 'Painful' Economic Shift Predicted (Post, October 29, 1991)
Yeltsin Elected President of Russia: Backing for Reformist is Overwhelming; Leningrad Votes to Change Name (Post, June 14, 1991)
Yeltsin Quits Communist Party: Leaders of Radical Democratic Platform Faction Also Resigning (Post, July 13, 1990)
Yeltsin Wins Presidency of Russia: Republic's Legislature Picks Gorbachev Rival for Powerful Position (Post, May 30, 1990)

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