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Photos of Younger Boris Yeltsin

Posted on February 1, 2015 by tim


Some photos of the first Russian president has surfaced recently from some private archives of him bit younger than we used him all to know. As young as a schoolboy and then making his way upwards – first a communist authority of the Yekaterinburg (or Sverdlovsk at time) region and later on a federal level. For example the first photo here is Boris Yeltsin with some of his student mate both eating buckwheat porridge or Kasha. If you like to see more of those – welcome inside of this posting:

Circa 1939. Family of Yeltsin – together with his brother. Look how his father reminds younger Yeltsin.

Yeltsin as a high schooler – in tenth grade, 1948.

Yeltsin in his college, forth row, third from the left. 1953.

Boris Yeltsin and his wife Naina Yeltsina in 1960s.

Yeltsin’s daughters in 1965. Seven and five years old.

Yeltsin working as a party official in Yekaterinburg (Sverdlovsk). 1975.

Yeltsin the first secretary of Yekaterinburg communist party committee pays a visit to a construction site in 1980.

Yeltsin visits a collective farmers harvesting time in 1980.

Yeltsin in Sverdlovsk discusses the city development projects.

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One Response to “Photos of Younger Boris Yeltsin”

  1. tamtam says:

    Definitely a far cry from the sad drunk we all remember him as, who sold out his country to oligarchs. RIP

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