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Boris Yeltsin and his policies. Five major failures

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The first president of our country Boris Yeltsin today can hardly be called contradictory historical figure. As shown by public opinion polls, the absolute majority of Russians have a sharply negative attitude towards him. No, there are those who sing to Boris Nikolayevich for the "flourishing of democracy", but there are definitely a handful of them. For the most part, those times are remembered, so to speak, with an unkind word. What exactly is blamed on Yeltsin and his team?


I'll start with global things: the destruction of the Soviet Union, in which Yeltsin took the most active part, and blocking attempts to create, albeit pale, but an analogue of the USSR - the Union of Sovereign States, into which 9 of the former 15 fraternal republics were considering joining. Boris Nikolayevich's foreign policy, which was, for the most part, reduced to capitulation actions, was no less disastrous. How he managed not to give the Kuril Islands to Japan for thanks, God only knows. There were corresponding plans. In short, the complete surrender of Russian interests in the international arena and encouragement of open interference in our internal affairs of the "collective West" and, above all, the United States.

The flirtation with our yesterday's most likely opponents was accompanied by an unprecedented defeat of the country's armed forces and military-industrial complex. The "conversion" beautifully presented in the media actually led to a catastrophic decrease in the state defense order, the ruin and destruction of the most important enterprises in this industry. Chronic underfunding of the army led, in fact, to its collapse.

The horrific consequences of Boris Yeltsin's actions as commander-in-chief were fully manifested during the Chechen war, which is also largely his personal "merit." And, by the way, those who to this day continue to regard the first president as “the beacon of freedom” and “the father of Russian democracy” would be well advised to recall the tragedy of autumn 1993. Street fighting in Moscow, shooting tanks parliament ... Russia did not have such a thing before Yeltsin and, I want to believe, will never happen again.

As for the economy, then, really, it is difficult to say which of Yeltsin's decisions and global undertakings were the most disastrous, caused the greatest harm to the country and its people. The privatization that has turned into a total plunder of the national property, aptly nicknamed "grabbing"? “Shock therapy” that has ruined and pushed millions of people to the brink of starvation? Ill-conceived, if not harmful, credit and financial policies? All these things, coupled with the deindustrialization of the country and the destruction of its industrial potential, led to two severe economic crises and the 1998 default. A world power with a powerful industrial and scientific potential was turning into a poor raw material appendage of the West before our very eyes.

Naturally, such catastrophic changes could not but lead to dire consequences for the overwhelming majority of Russians. Yeltsin's social policy (if one can speak of it in principle) was the apotheosis, the standard for the failure of the actions of the state leader. In fact, it consisted in the fact that not only socially unprotected strata of the population were thrown to the sidelines of life, but also those who make up the backbone of the country: skilled workers, peasants, security officials, engineers and technicians, people of science. All of them were asked to survive as best they can.

The result was a catastrophic increase in crime: Russia turned into an arena of bandit "showdowns" and criminal wars, annually claiming tens of thousands of lives. The levels of drunkenness and drug addiction have risen to unprecedented levels. The results were not long in coming: according to official statistics, already in 1994, the death rate in Russia increased to 2,3 million people per year, compared with 1,7 million in 1991, which was also far from good. A sharp drop in the birth rate, an exponential increase, by orders of magnitude, emigration from the country - all this gave rise to that demographic "hole", the consequences of which Russia will clear up for a long time.

Attempts to remove Boris Nikolayevich from the presidency were made three times: twice in 1993, and once in 1999. The initiators of the last impeachment, in fact, very clearly formed the "top five" of his most serious sins: the collapse of the USSR, the bloody events of 1993, the war in Chechnya, the undermining of the country's defense and, summarizing all the economic and social "exploits", accused Yeltsin of the genocide of the Russian people. Neither subtract nor add.
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  1. Pessimist22
    Pessimist22 3 September 2020 05: 21 New
    28
    This is what a drunk in power means, but for his "merits" the center was built by Putin, and he approved of the actions of this drunk.
    1. siberalt
      siberalt 3 September 2020 05: 28 New
      16
      So, in Belovezhskaya Pushcha they threw themselves into three and drank the USSR. That's how it all started. And their work lives on today.
      1. Reptiloid
        Reptiloid 3 September 2020 05: 36 New
        14
        ..... singing Hosanna ...... there are definitely a handful of them .....
        this is the richest handful influencing what is happening in Russia
      2. Stas157
        Stas157 3 September 2020 05: 39 New
        20
        ... the absolute majority of Russians have a sharply negative attitude towards him. No, there are those who sing to Boris Nikolaevich for the "flourishing of democracy" but there are definitely a handful of them.

        And who is it? Interesting!
        Isn't it Putin, Vladimir Vladimirovich?
        It is difficult to find a person more grateful to Yeltsin!
      3. Ilya-spb
        Ilya-spb 3 September 2020 06: 55 New
        10
        There are still a couple left ... Shushkevich and Kravchuk. Landing is necessary!

        And the court. Although the Court of History has already sentenced them ...

        And about Yeltsin .... I grew up in the 90s. And at the metro there were people with red banners and placards.

        I remember a couple: "Benyu Eltsin - to the answer!" and a poster of a lonely man with three letters: "EBN".
      4. Narak-zempo
        Narak-zempo 4 September 2020 16: 22 New
        0
        Quote: siberalt
        So, in Belovezhskaya Pushcha they threw themselves into three and drank the USSR. That's how it all started. And their work lives on today.

        These are all vile kakly and bulbashi drunk Boriska and slipped papers for signature laughing
    2. Ragnar Lodbrok
      Ragnar Lodbrok 3 September 2020 06: 43 New
      23
      Quote: Pessimist22
      but for his "merits" the center was built by Putin, he approved of the actions of this drunkenness.

      It turns out, but some on the site do not want and do not want to see this point-blank. All of them are understandable - henchmen of the Yeltsin state system and its continuation in the form of today's system.
    3. cost
      cost 3 September 2020 09: 06 New
      13
      Boris Yeltsin and his policies. Five major failures

      What the hell are failures? Yes, one continuous cesspool.
      From these photos alone, she still cringes with humiliation








    4. Vend
      Vend 3 September 2020 09: 56 New
      +1
      Yeltsin had a big failure - he decided that having come to power he could single-handedly rule the country and bring it to prosperity, it turned out that he could do nothing while at the helm. The rest of the failures are a consequence of his delusion. From that and washed down. A similar situation happened with Poroshenko.
    5. iouris
      iouris 3 September 2020 12: 10 New
      -6
      Quote: Pessimist22
      the center was built by Putin

      That is unlikely. But, of course, he may not be that much.
  2. Far B
    Far B 3 September 2020 05: 30 New
    15
    Boris Yeltsin and his policies. Five major failures
    What, nafig, five failures ?! There is only one failure - Yeltsin himself. And everything else is an application to it.
    Py.Sy. By the way, the so-called. "conversion" is a marked beginning. However, one shit is worth the other.
    1. smel
      smel 3 September 2020 08: 33 New
      16
      Yes. What is only worth obssyvanie wheel at the presidential plane and drunken sleep on the plane with the government delegation of another country waiting at the gangway. There is no shameful leader in the world
      1. Reptiloid
        Reptiloid 3 September 2020 08: 51 New
        12
        And in Germany he sang and danced on stage. Drunk. The Germans looked at each other in bewilderment.
      2. Aviator_
        Aviator_ 3 September 2020 16: 59 New
        +3
        It was not just a drunken dream. He was lying on the plane, dressed like the cadet Bickler from "The Brave Soldier Schweik", while the head of Ireland was waiting for him in the rain on the airfield (see Korzhakov's memoirs "From Dawn Till Dusk"). It seems that after that they began to carry his doubles in order to exhibit them at such protocol events.
        1. Reptiloid
          Reptiloid 3 September 2020 20: 50 New
          +2
          Quote: Aviator_
          It was not just a drunken dream. He was lying on the plane dressed up, .....
          Probably, then foreign films appeared, where they showed drinking and drunk Russians? Yes, Sergei? hi
          1. Aviator_
            Aviator_ 3 September 2020 20: 53 New
            +1
            They made such films a very long time ago, from the very appearance of cinema, about stupid Russian barbarians. First cartoons, then films. The cartoons are regularly posted by blogger colonelcassad. And under the king, and under all the general secretaries, they portrayed this way. But only EBN showed them what the first secretary of the Sverdlovsk regional committee at the head of the country is capable of.
            1. Reptiloid
              Reptiloid 3 September 2020 20: 57 New
              +2
              Quote: Aviator_
              They made such films a very long time ago, from the very appearance of cinema, about stupid Russian barbarians. And with the king, and with all the general secretaries. But only EBN showed them what the first secretary of the Sverdlovsk regional committee at the head of the country is capable of.

              About a long time ago --- somehow they did not come across to me request lol
              1. Aviator_
                Aviator_ 3 September 2020 21: 00 New
                +1
                I corrected the text - added about cartoons. Films at the beginning of the twentieth century were still more entertaining, they began to carry the ideological load later, they probably did not reach the caricature image of the enemy right away.
                1. Reptiloid
                  Reptiloid 3 September 2020 21: 13 New
                  +2
                  Sergey, we are talking about different things. At least about the astronaut, at least others. There are no caricatures, there are simply drunken Russians who have gone down. This is the end of XX
                  1. Aviator_
                    Aviator_ 3 September 2020 21: 21 New
                    +2
                    Probably. I practically do not know the cinema of the early 90s and beyond, even ours, even theirs. If I watch, then some kind of entertainment with Jackie Chan, although flat jokes also get there. In the end, what claims can be - they make their films for their viewers. So send you Kara-Murza? Many of the things that we are discussing with you are spelled out there very clearly and reasonably.
                    1. Reptiloid
                      Reptiloid 3 September 2020 21: 29 New
                      +1
                      Sergey, thanks hi I haven't read my book yet. What if it's there? And I still don't know if I can write this author. After all, my practice lags far behind my plans. Well, very much. wassat
                      1. Aviator_
                        Aviator_ 3 September 2020 22: 00 New
                        +1
                        From the height of my age, I can notice that there are a lot of not very successful books, very few successful ones in the presentation of the material. This one is successful.
        2. Kisa
          Kisa 4 September 2020 04: 36 New
          -1
          it's us right now here smart in hindsight. and where were we all when the second time he was elected when dadanetda .... ??? the same zeroing.
          Of course, I am ashamed when he pissed the wheel of an airplane on all the world media - they poked a finger at me abroad. but this does not remove from us either
          another question is more significant for me - if everyone in Russia absolutely hates him, young and old, I still don’t understand the logic of creating and maintaining this Yeltsin center and keeping odious nasty dudes from that family close to the Kremlin
    2. bober1982
      bober1982 3 September 2020 08: 57 New
      -5
      Quote: Dalny V
      There is only one failure - Yeltsin himself. And everything else is an application to it.

      And the rest of the appendix is ​​the overwhelming majority that were delighted with Yeltsin himself.
      The mood of the crowd is changeable, it is well known.
      1. Far B
        Far B 3 September 2020 09: 13 New
        16
        Oh these fairy tales, oh these storytellers! (c) None overwhelming the majority has never been. If there was any majority, then at the very beginning, and already since 1992, the attitude towards EBN among the people became sharply negative. Do not carry a blizzard, on this site the overwhelming majority of participants found the Yeltsin period at a conscious age.
        1. Boris55
          Boris55 3 September 2020 09: 22 New
          -1
          Quote: Dalny V
          Oh these fairy tales, oh these storytellers! (c) No overwhelming majority has ever been

          What is this?



          All coups and revolutions take place in the capitals. The outskirts accept them, and if not, then they are strangled both by military force and economically (LDNR as an example of this).
          1. Mordvin 3
            Mordvin 3 3 September 2020 09: 27 New
            +2
            Quote: Boris55
            , then they are strangled both by military force and economically (LDNR as an example of this).

            And also the elder brother.
          2. Far B
            Far B 3 September 2020 09: 29 New
            +5
            What is this?
            Well, tell me - what is it? And then they embossed the picchu, without podleshevka, without anything - they say, guess yourself. Are these people with placards "Larisa Ivanovna Boris Nikolaevich hachu! "??? I strongly doubt it.
            All coups and revolutions take place in capitals
            Tell that to Caudillo Franco, yeah.
            1. Boris55
              Boris55 3 September 2020 09: 38 New
              -5
              Quote: Dalny V
              Well, tell me - what is it?






              The CPSU was already sitting in its livers. The people voted not for, but against, which our enemies took advantage of.
              1. Far B
                Far B 3 September 2020 09: 43 New
                +5
                Once again - what is it ??? Is this a photo from one rally? This photo overwhelming majority ??? Tie up with incomprehensible pictures to throw, otherwise I'll make screenshots with "Well, wait a minute" and start throwing at you too.
                1. Boris55
                  Boris55 3 September 2020 09: 53 New
                  0
                  Quote: Dalny V
                  This is a photo of the vast majority ???

                  These are the facts:
                  1. Far B
                    Far B 3 September 2020 09: 55 New
                    +7
                    Boris, I understand that you are in the tank and you will hit the figs, but where? Where, where is it, overwhelming most???
                    1. Boris55
                      Boris55 3 September 2020 09: 57 New
                      -4
                      Quote: Dalny V
                      Where, where is it, the vast majority ???

                      57% of 100% is the majority or what? laughing
                      If you have another way to find out the opinion of the people - suggest.
                      1. Far B
                        Far B 3 September 2020 10: 06 New
                        +8
                        Your gas mask is fogging up. Your picche says that 57% is not from 100, but from 76,6%.
                        In any case, 57% is not an overwhelming majority, but a simple majority.
                      2. Boris55
                        Boris55 3 September 2020 10: 10 New
                        -4
                        Quote: Dalny V
                        Your gas mask is fogging up. Your picche says that 57% is not from 100, but from 76,6%. In any case, 57% is not an overwhelming majority, but a simple majority.

                        Why did you decide that those who did not come to the polls would vote against him, and not vice versa? And therefore, let's not take them into account - if they don't care, then why should we not care about them?
                    2. Glory1974
                      Glory1974 3 September 2020 10: 26 New
                      +7
                      If you have another way to find out the opinion of the people - suggest.

                      In 1996, in the vicinity of Grozny, during a special operation, a ravine was found filled to the brim with ballots. Everything was poured over with gasoline and set on fire, but as with paper, only the top was burnt and the fire went out. These were ballots from the election commissions of Chechnya. There was not a single one for Yeltsin. There were inscriptions that he was ... an asshole, obscene expressions, etc. In Chechnya, he was hated for the war unleashed.
                      But official figures said that 90% voted for Yeltsin.
                      This is how I got to know the opinion of the people, absolutely opposite to the official one.
                    3. Boris55
                      Boris55 4 September 2020 07: 53 New
                      -1
                      Quote: glory1974
                      But official figures said that 90% voted for Yeltsin.

                      If you think that you are a Yeltsinist, then you are deeply mistaken. I hate him just like all normal people worried about the country. About 90%. Here are the official figures: 35%. Zyuganov surrendered his victory to his former, and the same party member as he, and betrayed the CPSU.

            2. mat-vey
              mat-vey 4 September 2020 15: 22 New
              0
              Quote: Far In
              Once again - what is it ??? Is this a photo from one rally? This photo overwhelming majority ??? Tie up with incomprehensible pictures to throw, otherwise I'll make screenshots with "Well, wait a minute" and start throwing at you too.

              And this is a typical orange revolution ...
      2. Mordvin 3
        Mordvin 3 3 September 2020 09: 40 New
        +1
        Quote: Boris55
        What is this?

        And this is Maskwa. I wonder why in the 90s sausages cost 50 kopecks in our country, and 11 rubles in Moscow?
        1. Boris55
          Boris55 3 September 2020 09: 44 New
          -2
          Quote: Mordvin 3
          I wonder why in the 90s sausages cost 50 kopecks each, and in Moscow they cost 11 rubles?

          And what was the salary? laughing
          1. Mordvin 3
            Mordvin 3 3 September 2020 09: 55 New
            +2
            Quote: Boris55
            And what was the salary?

            The salary? Well, I got 360 as a student in two weeks, for example. This is in June 90th.
            1. Boris55
              Boris55 3 September 2020 10: 00 New
              -1
              Quote: Mordvin 3
              I got 360 as a student in two weeks, for example. This is in June 90th.

              Just? Yeah ... you are definitely not Abramovich laughing
              1. Mordvin 3
                Mordvin 3 3 September 2020 10: 07 New
                0
                Quote: Boris55
                You are definitely not Abramovich

                And I never wanted to be.
                Well, Abramovich is good, he sold the forest to the demobilization accord.
      3. iouris
        iouris 3 September 2020 15: 42 New
        0
        These are Moscow officials of an average rank who count on a sharp rise in their status in the new state or in their "native organization." This will soon be possible again (or again). Only the consequences will be immeasurably more severe. There are no residents of the "regions" in this photo. Not up to them.
  • Van 16
    Van 16 3 September 2020 05: 32 New
    14
    I can only speak obscenely about Yeltsin. I have no other words for him.
  • Iskazi
    Iskazi 3 September 2020 05: 33 New
    +4
    In general, everything is correct, with the exception of one but very important detail ..., EBN is not in business ... The king is played by the retinue, the Alkonov Yeltsin just covered up, EBN left for a long time, but people stayed, everything is in place, the real power is sitting in the shadow ... You can say anything about the 1st "president", the current "guarantor" is such a chairman, the same screen, but sadness
  • apro
    apro 3 September 2020 05: 52 New
    15
    I would not talk about failures ... these were deliberate actions, this is a deliberate crime, the destruction of the USSR.
  • parusnik
    parusnik 3 September 2020 06: 06 New
    10
    But Yeltsin's cause lives on, Yeltsin lived, Yeltsin is alive, Yeltsin will live! smile Grateful followers planted the Yeltsin Center in Yekaterinburg .. smile
    1. Kwas
      Kwas 3 September 2020 07: 45 New
      +5
      Hopefully we'll take it down soon. Or not, it is necessary to leave it as a keepsake for posterity But with the appropriate comments and illustrations. So you have to even expand!
  • Free wind
    Free wind 3 September 2020 06: 11 New
    10
    Yeltsin has one failure, but there are questions for some people, why his father did not use condoms, why his mother did not have an abortion. Why the RGD-33 grenade was made so weak that only 2 fingers were torn off Yeltsin, and not torn to shreds. And Yeltsin had a failure when a drunk came from the bridge. Only the dog didn't blow his head off. Everything else he did for himself. These are failures for us and for our country, and for him and for his last-born, continuous victories. And the biography is muddy, even very much. It was as if he was specially raised, in fact, like Gorbachev. A man without abilities, with a muddy biography, climbed upstairs. The story with the fingers is worth something. 12 year old boy, sawed through the bars in the church, while the sentry departs, how ????? Laser cutter, Jedi sword. I climbed into the church, there was a warehouse, took a grenade, the grenades, apparently like a turnip, lay in a heap, got out and ran away, the invisible hat helped. Knocking a stone on a grenade, tried to make it out, only two fingers were torn off, how? Did you mention in your biography, did you write your diploma for the TV tower project? In fact, a trough on a chain for lifting bricks, or rather a bucket lift. We went to competitions, volleyball, disappeared somewhere for a week. Some kind of dregs.
  • nikvic46
    nikvic46 3 September 2020 06: 36 New
    12
    The consequences of the rule are in every city. In the form of abandoned factories. If during the Second World War people evacuated enterprises under fire, then everything was sold out under this person. Starting with the planes and ending with the ships of the Pacific Fleet. There is another shameful fact under his rule. This is the first New Year's Eve in Grozny. Those who survived will never forgive him or the Minister of Defense for such a thing.
    1. Ragnar Lodbrok
      Ragnar Lodbrok 3 September 2020 07: 03 New
      13
      The question is controversial ... In my city, two factories and four factories ceased to exist in the "well-fed Putin-Medvedev two thousandths" .. Something like this. In the hungry nineties they were still floundering, even managed to supply products for export, and when oil and gas of a historical maximum have reached the price, then they are not needed immediately. But why? Oil is expensive, just have time to pump!
  • Olgovich
    Olgovich 3 September 2020 07: 11 New
    -1
    Disgusting personality - deceitful, absolutely illiterate, cynical, stupid, stubborn top party nomenclature nominee -The purest sample is a product of the KPSA systemwho raised him, pushed him upstairs.
    1. Ingvar 72
      Ingvar 72 3 September 2020 08: 46 New
      +5
      So Putin was also a member of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, and unlike EBN did not leave it! Down with? wink
      1. Olgovich
        Olgovich 3 September 2020 11: 02 New
        -6
        Quote: Ingvar 72
        So Putin was also a member of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, and unlike EBN did not leave it! Down with?

        For much more than half of his adult life, Putin has no relation to the Communist Party of the Soviet Union; he was not its nomenclature and was not nominated by it; he did not work in party work.

        An ordinary OFFICER in the service of the Motherland.

        Comparing him with the purest nomenclaturer is utter nonsense hi
        1. Ingvar 72
          Ingvar 72 3 September 2020 11: 54 New
          +2
          So it is you rowing one size fits all. Reread your top comment. hi
          1. Olgovich
            Olgovich 3 September 2020 18: 26 New
            -3
            Quote: Ingvar 72
            So it you all one size fits all row. Reread your top comment

            Read it.

            No comb and no "everyone".

            What are you speaking about? belay
            1. Kwas
              Kwas 3 September 2020 21: 33 New
              +2
              I don't know what Igor had in mind, but I think, yes, you are exactly rowing all the Communists with the same brush, not in this comment, but in general. Without making a distinction between Lenin and Zemlyachka, Khodjayev and Stalin, Beria and Khrushchev, and so on.
              For some reason, you are not interested in subtleties. Why - I don't know, apparently it's easier this way, you don't have to think so much. Again, once having accepted any beliefs, a person very often denies everything that can shake them, threatening spiritual comfort. It is a common human property, but in fact it does not lead to spiritual comfort, and I would say somewhat shameful for a person who considers himself to be a science.
              Now I am reading one of Wasserman's little books "Why Socialism Is Better than Capitalism", I do not agree with everything, but it is built as a great example of how views change over the years, in the process of cognition, gradually, but ultimately, radically, from liberalism to .. ...
              So, in the late 80s, early 90s, and I, and many others also thought about the same, but you somehow got stuck in this. Apparently the denial of communism is still too hard for you.
              I, apparently unlike you hi , always tried to think independently of the opinions of others and the pressure of the media. Which is what I wish for you. There is no need to answer, this is just reasoning aloud, information for thought.
              Sincerely. hi
  • Woodman
    Woodman 3 September 2020 07: 47 New
    -1
    The first president of our country
    What's the date? Why did they suddenly remember him?
  • Oleg Skvortsov
    Oleg Skvortsov 3 September 2020 08: 12 New
    +7
    Yeltsin is a state criminal, but as long as his last descendants and accomplices rule, he will not be condemned. but the people had long ago pronounced their judgment on him. Burn in hell for him and his accomplices
  • Mexican. 29
    Mexican. 29 3 September 2020 09: 14 New
    +3
    Yeltsin's time ... I will not forget the Norwegian humanitarian aid with spoiled canned food, which was given out at school.
    1. Free wind
      Free wind 3 September 2020 13: 35 New
      +4
      So also surstraming, delicacy, the best for you. Eh village. wassat
      1. ee2100
        ee2100 3 September 2020 14: 36 New
        +1
        Surstroming is a Swedish delicacy, not a Norwegian humanitarian am
        1. Free wind
          Free wind 3 September 2020 15: 02 New
          +1
          Well, the Norwegians also catch herring, only they have even steeper trout stew there. Perverts.
          1. ee2100
            ee2100 4 September 2020 08: 01 New
            0
            Swedish surstraming ate, but as it turns out it is not correct. But still, no vodka
  • Edward Vashchenko
    Edward Vashchenko 3 September 2020 09: 20 New
    +4
    The first president of our country, Boris Yeltsin, can hardly be called a controversial historical figure today.

    The first president of our country was Gorbachev
    1. Mordvin 3
      Mordvin 3 3 September 2020 09: 44 New
      +2
      Quote: Eduard Vaschenko
      The first president of our country was Gorbachev

      The point is ...
      1. Edward Vashchenko
        Edward Vashchenko 3 September 2020 11: 21 New
        +2
        I agree.
        But this is not about that.
        Although, what's the point in all his subsequent followers?
        1. mat-vey
          mat-vey 4 September 2020 15: 28 New
          0
          Quote: Edward Vashchenko
          I agree.
          But this is not about that.
          Although, what's the point in all his subsequent followers?

          In the meantime, there was no sense from not only one president ... only harm ...
    2. apro
      apro 3 September 2020 09: 52 New
      +2
      Quote: Eduard Vaschenko
      The first president of our country was Gorbachev

      The President of the Russian Federation was the first ebn.
      1. Edward Vashchenko
        Edward Vashchenko 3 September 2020 11: 20 New
        +3
        It's about our country.
        In it, the first president was Gorbachev.
        The text says "our country"
  • AK1972
    AK1972 3 September 2020 09: 45 New
    +9
    EBN is certainly an eccentric with a capital "M", but let's see what happened after his tired leaving: monetization of benefits, insurance (paid medicine), "optimization" (collapse) of education, coupled with the stupefying USE, robbery of the housing and communal services system, reform of the electoral system , which allowed EDRu to be at the helm forever. All the exploits of the followers of EBN cannot be listed in the commentary. And like a huge cherry on the cake - PENSION REFORM, which even the drunk did not dare to. Yeltsin's business is alive and well !!!
  • BAI
    BAI 3 September 2020 09: 55 New
    +3
    How he managed not to give the Kuril Islands to Japan for thanks, God only knows.

    I am not a god, but it is known.
    1. Cowardice.
    “It is difficult for the Russian people now. Add a territorial problem to it - it will not stand it and will explode. I will leave Japan to applause, but they won't let me into Russia. "

    Plus the fear of China, which will immediately claim the disputed territories. By the way, the issue of the border with China is still open, despite the Constitution.
    2. Special services helped. EBN, of course, could dress as he wanted:
    “Am I a king or not a king ?! If I want - I’ll give it up, I don’t want it - I won’t give it up! "

    But Korzhakov and Skokov broke off Kozyrev and thwarted Yeltsin's "historic visit" to Japan.

    And preparations for the visit went on at full speed. I even remember a moment on TV:
    Kozyrev's deputy Kuknadze came to the Kuriles to prepare local residents for the transfer of the islands to Japan.
    And the governor of Sakhalin by the name of Ivanov stood up and publicly declared: "A person with the name of Kunadze has no moral right to talk about the integrity of the territory of Russia."
    Kunadze began something: "I ask you to disavow your words," but was sent even further and the transmission was stopped (or the planned plot ended, it is quite possible that Korzhakov leaked the information). Well, something like this.
    1. Mordvin 3
      Mordvin 3 3 September 2020 10: 02 New
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      Quote: BAI
      And the governor of Sakhalin by the name of Ivanov stood up and publicly declared: "A person with the name of Kunadze has no moral right to talk about the integrity of the territory of Russia."

      Maybe they paid him little? Each resident of the islands was promised 50 thousand dollars, or Japanese citizenship
      1. BAI
        BAI 3 September 2020 10: 41 New
        +3
        Probably, even then there were people who fundamentally denied the trade in the Motherland. The fact that he was an honest and decent person (that's why he was so quickly removed from the governors) option is not allowed?
    2. Sahalinets
      Sahalinets 4 September 2020 17: 23 New
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      We have never had a governor named Ivanov. At that time, a certain Krasnoyarov was the governor and he would not have dared to utter a word.
      You would have read less bullshit.
  • faterdom
    faterdom 3 September 2020 11: 12 New
    +2
    And they deserved it, because ...
    Yes, Gorbachev was bored to hell, and it was clear that he was also destroying everything and giving up.
    But ... where is that headless, multi-headed crowd of "Yeltsin! Yeltsin !!!"
    My acquaintances who goggled their eyes argued with me "For Yeltsin" went to live abroad. And I was left with "their democratic opinion" of the crowd, pumped up and nudged by someone (by the way, the merit is not so much of Yeltsin himself as of Sobchak and some others).
    But there were alternatives, there was at least Zhirinovsky, there was Makashov, there was, in the end, Rutskoi. And, by the way, why do we still have no vice-president, so to speak ... And his role is played by no one elected "Premier" at all? Is it democratic ???)
    Indeed, in the elections of 18, if Putin had declared that Medvedev would again be second, he would have lost half of the votes. And so - "pig in a poke", a kind of fraud.
  • nnz226
    nnz226 3 September 2020 12: 10 New
    +7
    In addition to spitting on the grave, this drunk EBNuty PrizeIdent does not deserve anything !!!
  • seacap
    seacap 3 September 2020 12: 31 New
    +5
    I can't say anything good about this scum, the 90s are the most damned years of my life, poverty and humiliation, not only in my country, which I swore to defend from an external enemy, not assuming that the country's own top leadership will betray us all and open the gates before the enemy, but I also saw grief and suffering, our loyal allies and friends, how to look them in the eyes. This misunderstanding (I can't say otherwise, was already banned) was not the only one, someone pushed him to power, he himself would not have "got out" above the district or region, the level of intelligence did not allow, except for ambitions and hypertrophied he had no other significant qualities of pride. So those who pushed him through and hid behind them, doing their deeds, those who betrayed and sold the power, surrendering it to the enemy, who introduced philistine greed, meanness and lies into state policy, who honor, conscience, patriotism and compassion, great ideals, replaced with loot for the sake of the favor of overseas "partners", etc., all of them are in power now, they all continue to sleep softly and eat sweetly. "Family contract" continues its activities to control the looting and the entire sphere of activity of this territory, once a great empire and industrial power, a diligent and executive graduate of the Yale study at the Central Bank controls and provides a pump for pumping funds into the overseas metropolis, and the spouse, the rector of the instrument of neo-colonial governance, HSE, provides policy and control of all spheres of activity in this territory, along with the activities of the occupation (colonial) administration in the form of a supposedly national government and imitation of democratic institutions, from any mi there allegedly in batches on a common maintenance and feeding. There is no task of developing and reviving the country, there is not even a task of elementary protection of one's interests. The intellectual level and the built system of management and selection of personnel on the basis of personal loyalty and nepotism, and most importantly, complete irresponsibility, permissiveness, venality and the absence of maral-moral criteria in a system where everything and everything is measured exclusively for loot, contempt for their homeland and their people, not give hope for the revival and development of the country. Of course, I do not pretend to be an expert, this is my personal impression and the opinion of a layman who has received a normal Soviet education and is able to add 90 + 2 and "read between the lines."
    1. depressant
      depressant 3 September 2020 15: 16 New
      +3
      Everything is correct colleague seacap, everything is correct ...
      The horror of the 90s is driven into the backyard of consciousness. And then it turns out that it is necessary to drive the horror of the 10s there. I look forward to January 1, 2021, to learn how to banish the 20th from memory. Sometimes I think: who gave the right to this small group of villains to put me once in such conditions unchanged by any efforts and the passage of time, in which memories of the past become a nightmare. And this - with an uncertain future, which is also impossible to influence. Looking back - and there is only the warm light of childhood and early adolescence, then - the stench of subsequent times, a pit into which hopes have gone.
      1. Free wind
        Free wind 3 September 2020 16: 48 New
        +2
        Madam, it’s uncomfortable with your words. Everything will be fine with you, let's hope. Sorry.
  • Campanella
    Campanella 3 September 2020 20: 10 New
    0
    EBN one word! Scabbers, ambitious and power-hungry!
  • Sergey Averchenkov
    Sergey Averchenkov 4 September 2020 00: 51 New
    0
    There are even no questions. They say that about the dead it is either good or nothing ... Yeltsin is not concerned - damn him forever and ever.
  • Sancho_SP
    Sancho_SP 4 September 2020 11: 27 New
    -2
    Not this way.

    Yeltsin (together with Gorbachev) performed the task of replacing the economic command-administrative system with a market one, and the political one-party system with an elective one. He did it at any cost, regardless of losses.

    He did it sincerely, out of stupidity or as an agent of the West - a matter of personal relationship, by analogy with Lenin 70 years before.
  • Pavel57
    Pavel57 4 September 2020 14: 55 New
    0
    Gorbachev and Yelitsin are twin brothers. Both were assigned and carried out the task of surrendering the country, each in its own way.
  • Old partisan
    Old partisan 4 September 2020 19: 48 New
    0
    It is enough to listen to this speech at ... ka in Congress. To understand what kind of creature it is.
  • xomaNN
    xomaNN 4 September 2020 19: 56 New
    0
    Gorby, as a pale moth of politics, I dislike the collapse of the big country of the USSR. But his banner of "the collapse of the Union" fell into the hands of the stupid drunk EBN. I am surprised how he ended up in the USSR as the 1st secretary of the regional committee of the large Sverdlovsk region. His leadership style was - the head of a construction trust with mats and vodka.
  • Alexander Bevz
    Alexander Bevz 2 October 2020 11: 21 New
    0
    A person who solved family issues at the expense of the state. Yeltsin Center to preserve ka monument to greed and not love for the motherland. To know the reptiles of the state.
  • Alexfly
    Alexfly 8 October 2020 16: 35 New
    0
    To root out the name of Yeltsin from the history of Russia or, at worst, to use it as a horror story, although they did not listen to the classics, but said: "Boris for the kingdom?" And he was right, but the people got tired of the sika deer in 5 years more than of Brezhnev in 20 ... Metal is also torn, not only the human way of life