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Russia14 - THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION THE BORIS YELTSIN (b....

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Unformatted text preview: THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION THE BORIS YELTSIN (b. February 1, BORIS 1931) ECONOMIC REFORMS ECONOMIC PRIME-MINISTER YEGOR GAIDAR PRIME-MINISTER (1992) PRIVATIZATION (A FREE VOUCHER PRIVATIZATION OF $ 33 EACH) CORRUPTION CORRUPTION THE GREAT CRIMINAL REVOLUTION THE (PARTY BUREAUCRACY/MAFIA/KGB) ECONOMIC CRISIS ECONOMIC THE YELTSIN FAMILY CONTROLS 20 THE PERCENT OF RUSSIA’S ECONOMY THE RUSSSIAN INDUSTRY THE DECREASED PRODUCTION BY 45.7 PERCENT THE $ 68 BILLION SOVIET DEBT THE (1991) RUSSIAN SHARE (61.34 PERCENT) RUSSIAN THE $ 113 BILLION RUSSIAN DEBT THE (1996) THE ANTI-YELTSIN OPPOSITION THE VICE PRESIDENT ALEXANDER VICE RUTSKOI THE CONGRESS OF PEOPLE’S THE DEPUTIES GENNADY ZYUGANOV GENNADY VLADIMIR ZHIRINOVSKY VLADIMIR “RUSSIAN UNITY ” ANTI-SEMITISM ANTI-SEMITISM 200 NEWSPAPERS ARE OPENLY 200 ANTI-SEMITIC NATIONAL SALVATION FRONT NATIONAL THE COUP (OCTOBER 3-4, 1993) THE THE WHITE HOUSE THE 150 PEOPLE ARE DEAD 150 RISE OF NATIONALISM • • • • • • • • • • • • • 89 UNITS OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERARION DZHOKHAR DUDAYEV (1944-96) PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION (October 27, 1991) PROMULGATION OF INDEPENDENT CHECHNYA (November 1, 1991) ISLAMIC FUNDAMETALISM SHARIAH LAW 200,000 ETHNIC RUSSIANS THE FIRST CHECHEN WAR (December 1994 – November 1996) TERRORIST ATTACKS ON RUSSIAN TERRITORY (1995 AND 1996) FINANICAIL CRISIS RUSSIAN RUBLES PER US DOLLAR 9.7051 (JULY 1998) 16.7 (AUGUST 1998) 24 6199 (1999) AFTER YELTSIN VLADIMIR PUTIN (b. October 7, 1952) PRIME MINISTER VLADIMIR PUTIN (August 10, PRIME 1999) YELTSIN’S RESIGNATION (December 31, 1999) YELTSIN’ CHECHEN INVASION OF DAGESTAN (August 1999) 1999) CHECHEN BOMBINGS OF APPARTMENT BUILDINGS IN BOMBINGS MOSCOW (September 1999) THE SECOND CHECHEN WAR THE (September 30, 1999 – PRESENT) PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION (March 26, 2000) PRESIDENTIAL 52.9 PERCENT OF VOTES 52.9 GENNADY ZYUGANOV (29.2 PERCENT OF VOTES) VOTES) GENNADY 5.8 PERCENT OF THE RUSSIANS VOTED FOR VOTED FOR 5.8 DEMOCRACY JULY 2000 PARLIAMENTARY ELECTIONS ELECTIONS JULY SOME 150 POLITICAL PARTIES SOME COMMUNISTS HAVE 113 SEATS (50 PERCENTS) IN IN COMMUNISTS STATE DUMA RUSSIA’S GDP (PERCHASING POWER PARITY) PARITY) RUSSIA’ $ 1.2 TRILLION RUSSIA’S GDP (ONE TENTH OF AMERICA’S GDP) AMERICA’ RUSSIA’ 2002 GROWTH RATE (4 PERCENT) 2002 RUSSIAN RUBLES PER US DOLLAR 30.4669 RUSSIAN (January 2002) POPULATION BELOW POVERTY LINE (40 LINE (40 POPULATION PERCENT) ...
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