Per the AP:
Boris Yeltsin has died, Kremlin announces
Former Russian president led country after Soviet Union breakup
Updated: 3 minutes ago
MOSCOW – Former President Boris Yeltsin, who engineered the final collapse of the Soviet Union and pushed Russia to embrace democracy and a market economy, has died, a Kremlin official said Monday. He was 76.
Kremlin spokesman Alexander Smirnov confirmed Yeltsin’s death, but gave no cause or further information.