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Research Article| October 01 2000
Yeltsin and the Evolution of Electoral Monarchy in Russia
Current History (2000) 99 (639): 315–320.
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Lilia Shevtsova; Yeltsin and the Evolution of Electoral Monarchy in Russia. Current History 1 October 2000; 99 (639): 315–320. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2000.99.639.315
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