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Analysis: How a 1999 NATO operation turned Russia against the West

(Illustration by Elise Lavallee | Contributing Editor)

By Christian Snyder, Assistant Opinions Editor

September 7, 2017

The name Boris Yeltsin should ring a bell, whether it brings to mind images of him leaping upon a tank during a coup in 1991 Moscow or standing drunk in his underpants in Washington, D.C. in 1995. Yeltsin, the first president of the Russian Federation, may be remembered for his drinking habits, but...

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