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For Many Russians, Yeltsin Was No Hero

Seen in the West as a vital democracy advocate, Yeltsin was disliked by many ordinary Russians. They blamed him for the economic chaos that followed the collapse of the Soviet Union. Fred Weir of The Christian Science Monitor bureau in Moscow talks with Steve Inskeep about the late Russian leader's legacy.

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