Regional
12:55 am
Thu April 26, 2007

WKU Russian expert says Yeltsin unlike any other Russian leader

Bowling Green, Ky – The recent death of former Russian President Boris Yeltsin reveals a mixed record for the country's first post-Soviet leader. Dr. Hugh Phillips is a Russian expert with the WKU History Department. He says much of Yeltsin's early success came from his ability to relate to the average Russian citizen.