Boris Yeltsin Presidential Library

Boris Yeltsin Presidential Library

Boris Yeltsin Presidential Library was established by Vladimir Putin and is one of the national Libraries in Russia. It is named after Boris Yeltsin. It is located in St. Petersburg in Russia.[1][2] In November 2014 it announced its intention to start an online encyclopedia, which it dubbed an alternative to Wikipedia. In a statement, the Library said that Wikipedia " unable to give detailed and trustworthy information about Russia’s regions and the life of the country."[3]


  1. ^ "About the World Digital Library: Partners". Retrieved 2013-05-24.
  2. ^ "About Boris Yeltsin Presidential Library". Archived from the original on 2013-07-19. Retrieved 2013-05-24.
  3. ^ Parfitt, Tom (14 November 2014). "Russian library to launch web rival to 'untrustworthy' Wikipedia". Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 14 November 2014.

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Coordinates: 59°56′09″N 30°18′04″E / 59.93583°N 30.30111°E / 59.93583; 30.30111