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Artist or CreatorBill McArthur
Title or Caption"Preparing to drop the pilot."
Extent1 item
Published byThe Glasgow Herald
Date31 Aug 1998
Formatphotocopy
Embedded text or transcriptRouble
Rouble
Person DepictedYeltsin; Boris
Implied textCartoons: Dropping the Pilot by Sir John Tenniel published in Punch 29 March 1890.
NotesNews: The Russian Government's hopes of reaching a deal to save the country from collapse were thrown into jeopardy yesterday by the Communist Party. President Boris Yeltsin had agreed to give some powers to Parliament if it supported his new Prime Minister Viktor Chernomydrin. [The Mirror, August 31 1998]
SubjectsRussia
drunkenness
economic crises
presidents
Copyright contact details3 Lettan, Sanday, Orkney KW17 2BP billtoon3@btinternet.com
GenrePastiche
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