FbF Book Club - Godfather of the Kremlin: Boris Berezovsky and the Looting of Russia

Chapter 10 - Vladimir Putin Takes Power

Last Week: Chapter 9 - Oligarchy

This is the concluding chapter of Klebnikov’s book, one which rather neatly tidies up the story. If you were around at the time, everyone was taken aback by Yeltsin’s surprise abdication, and no one knew who Putin was, nor what he would be like. In fact, western liberals trusted that he would simply be a continuation of…

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