After eight years in office, Russian President Boris Yeltsin resigned on New Year’s Eve 1999. A panel joins Diane to talk about Yeltsin’s legacy and what lies ahead for acting president Vladimir Putin, and Russia itself


  • Jean Kirkpatrick Senior Fellow, American Enterprise Institute
  • Ariel Cohen research fellow at the Heritage Foundation
  • Katrina vanden Heuvel Editor, The Nation magazine
  • Michael McFaul professor of political science, Stanford University

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