Сегодня родился Ельцин Борис Николаевич
On February 1, 1931 Yeltsin Boris Nikolaevich was born. This is the first president of the Russian Federation. He was a president twice. Yeltsin went down in history as the first public elected head of Russia, the radical reformer of the political and economic structure of Russia. After collapse of the USSR Yeltsin started implementation of the radical economic reform which is often called as "shock therapy". The decree on a freedom of trade was one of the first serious economic decisions made by Yeltsin.