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Gennady Burbulis, top Yeltsin aide and official, dies at 76

Jun. 19, 2022 15:01 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — Gennady Burbulis, a top aide to Russian President Boris Yeltsin who helped prepare and sign the 1991 pact that led to the formal breakup of the Soviet Union, has died. He was 76. As secretary of state and first deputy chairman of the government from 1991-1992,...