Who ruled Russia in 1994?

Who ruled Russia in 1994?

Boris Yeltsin

Boris Yeltsin Борис Ельцин
Vice President Alexander Rutskoy (1991–93)
Preceded by Vitaly Vorotnikov (as Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the Russian SFSR)
Succeeded by Vladimir Putin (acting)
First Secretary of the Moscow City Party Committee

Who was president during Chernobyl?

Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev (born 2 March 1931) is a Russian and former Soviet politician, lawyer, and statesman….

Mikhail Gorbachev
Personal details
Born 2 March 1931 Privolnoye, Stavropol Krai, Soviet Union
Nationality Soviet (1931–1991) Russian (since 1991)
Political party Union of Social Democrats (2007–present)

What happened to Boris Yeltsin?

Boris Yeltsin, the first President of Russia, died of cardiac arrest on 23 April, 2007, twelve days after being admitted to the Central Clinical Hospital in Moscow. On the day Yeltsin died, President Vladimir Putin declared the day of his funeral, held on 25 April 2007, to be a day of national mourning.

Who were the last 10 Russian presidents?

Presidents of Russia (1991–present)

  • Boris Yeltsin (July 10, 1991 — December 31, 1999)
  • Vladimir Putin (December 31, 1999 — May 7, 2008)
  • Dmitry Medvedev (May 7, 2008 — May 7, 2012)
  • Vladimir Putin (May 7, 2012 — present)

Why was Ivan the Terrible terrible?

He had started as a reasonable ruler, but his escalating paranoia and the deterioration of his mental health from 1558 onwards turned him into a monstrous tyrant who left death, destruction and economic ruin in his wake. Yes, Ivan the Terrible truly was as terrible as his nickname suggests.

Is Raisa Gorbachev still alive?

Deceased (1932–1999)
Raisa Gorbacheva/Living or Deceased

Who is president of Russia before Putin?


Presi- dency President
Nonpartisan (2) United Russia (2)
1 Boris Yeltsin Борис Ельцин 1931–2007 (aged 76)
2 Vladimir Putin Владимир Путин Born 1952 (age 69)
3 Dmitry Medvedev Дмитрий Медведев Born 1965 (age 56)

Who ran Russia before Putin?

Who started the Tsardom of Russia?

Ivan the Terrible
Ivan the Terrible was the first tsar of all Russia. During his reign, he acquired vast amounts of land through ruthless means, creating a centrally controlled government.