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The first leader of the newly formed nation was Boris Yeltsin, who rose to power by standing up to an attempted putsch.

Yeltsin largely succeeded in transferring control over the country from the old Soviet elite to a newly formed cabinet of ministers.

One of Russia's most charismatic and forceful leaders, Peter built the foundations of empire on a centralized political culture and promoted "westernization" of the nation.

As part of this effort he moved the capital from the history rich city of Moscow to Saint Petersburg, a city built at a great expense and by a great effort of the Russian people.

Tsar Nicholas II and his wife, a granddaughter of Queen Victoria, proved to be feckless, weak, and distracted by personal tragedies and the burdens of the war.

The government proved unable to hold back the Russian Revolutions of 1917.

Having served his constitutionally limited terms (2000-2008), Putin stepped down as President, endorsing another candidate, Dmitry Medvedev, who won the 2008 election.Hitler's war on USSR had cost of over 27 million Soviet deaths, most of them civilian victims, and soldiers in ghastly land battles.After Stalin's death in 1953, Soviet heavy industry and military might continued to grow.Putin proved to be a successful and popular leader and was re-elected for the third term when eligible again in 2012.Since 2000, all government institutions underwent a dramatic positive transformation, the economy has bounced back from crisis, thanks in no small part to five-fold increases in the prices of raw materials Russia has in abundance.

Having served his constitutionally limited terms (2000-2008), Putin stepped down as President, endorsing another candidate, Dmitry Medvedev, who won the 2008 election.Hitler's war on USSR had cost of over 27 million Soviet deaths, most of them civilian victims, and soldiers in ghastly land battles.After Stalin's death in 1953, Soviet heavy industry and military might continued to grow.Putin proved to be a successful and popular leader and was re-elected for the third term when eligible again in 2012.Since 2000, all government institutions underwent a dramatic positive transformation, the economy has bounced back from crisis, thanks in no small part to five-fold increases in the prices of raw materials Russia has in abundance.Yeltsin was a weak leader but widely supported by the West, however his government proved to be unstable.