The Sorrow of History:
Boris Yeltsin and the Death of Hope.
Ron Rosenbaum's thoughts on the passing of the 1st President of the Russian Federation: "Boris Yeltsin's death has affected me more than I might have imagined. Once I thought that moment captured on CNN of Yeltsin standing on top of a tank proclaiming defiance of the sordid coup attempt by the worst of the old Soviet regime, was one of the great moments of my life. To see in real time one man stand up for liberty in a land ravaged by a mass murdering tyranny-and win-was unbelievably thrilling and beautiful... (Read the rest HERE)
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