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Artist or CreatorBill McArthur
Title or Caption"Of course the guy he really wanted was George Soros."
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Published byThe Glasgow Herald
Date24 Aug 1998
Embedded text or transcriptBoris re-appoints Chernomyrdin Russian P.M.
Person DepictedYeltsin; Boris
Chernomyrdin; Viktor Stepanovich (1938-)
Soros; George
NotesNews - On Thursday, Russian shares fell to their lowest levels in more than two years sending markets plunging around the world after the renown international speculator George Soros wrote a letter to the Financial Times in London, urging Russia to devalue. [Special Correspondent, Independent on Sunday, August 16 1998] Russias political map was torn up and redrawn yesterday as President Boris Yeltsin unambiguously named Viktor Chernomyrdin as his preferred successor and parliament moved to claim radically enlarged sovereign powers. [James Meek, The Guardian, 25 August 1998]
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