Boris Yeltsin: From Dawn to Dusk

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Boris Yeltsin: From Dawn to Dusk
Boris Yeltsin- From Dawn to Dusk.jpg
1st Russian edition cover
Author Aleksandr Korzhakov
Original title Борис Ельцин: от рассвета до заката
Country Russia
Language Russian
Subject Boris Yeltsin
Genre Memoir
Publisher Interbook
Publication date
1997
Media type Print (hardback and paperback)
ISBN 5-88589-039-0
OCLC 38591467
LC Class DK290.3.Y45 K67 1997

Boris Yeltsin: From Dawn to Dusk (Russian: Борис Ельцин: от рассвета до заката, sometimes translated to English as Boris Yeltsin: From Dawn till Dusk) is a 1997 memoir book by Aleksandr Korzhakov, former head of Boris Yeltsin's security. In it Korzhakov describes eleven years of his service and the personality of his patron, first president of Russia. Yeltsin is portrayed as a heavy-drinker who hides his health problems.[1] Korzhakov claims that he was offered $5 million for not publishing this book by business oligarch Boris Berezovsky, who is depicted as Yeltsin's courtier and a crime mastermind.[2]

In 2004 next part of the book Boris Yeltsin: From Dawn to Dusk. Afterword was published.[3]

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  1. ^ Alessandra Stanley (August 13, 1997). "Yeltsin's Old Confidant Spills All in a Book". NY Times article abstract. Archived from the original on October 18, 2012. Retrieved April 17, 2007. 
  2. ^ Jill Dougherty (August 12, 1997). "Former Yeltsin bodyguard writes 'tell-all' book". CNN. Archived from the original on August 13, 2007. Retrieved April 17, 2007. 
  3. ^ "Ельцин убил человека, утверждает глава его службы охраны, написавший книгу" [Yeltsin had killed a man, according to the head of his security guards, who wrote a book]. Archived from the original on December 28, 2008. Retrieved April 17, 2007.