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Russia is investigating the museum dedicated to the late President Boris Yeltsin over possible espionage activities


He was the first president of post-Soviet Russia from 1991 to 1999 and appointed Putin as his successor.

Former President Boris Yeltsin and Vladimir Putin agencies

06/15/2023

Updated at 12:09 PM.

The Russian Ministry of Justice has launched an investigation into the establishment of a museum dedicated to the late president Boris Yeltsin For potential activities as a “foreign agent”.

The Yeltsin Center, located in the Ural city of Yekaterinburg, explores the life, work, and legacy of Yeltsin, who was the first to President of Post-Soviet Russia 1991-1999 He appointed Vladimir Putin as his successor.

Term “Foreign Agent” Semantics of espionage The Russian authorities have used it extensively against journalists, opposition figures and others they believe are carrying out anti-state activities with foreign support.


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