1991’s Failed Anti-Perestroika Soviet Coup Remembered

26 Aug

1991’s Failed Anti-Perestroika Soviet Coup Remembered

Thirty years ago, a group of Soviet hard-liners attempted a coup in the Soviet Union aimed at stopping reforms started by then President Mikhail Gorbachev. The coup failed in the course of three days but put in motion events that would forever change its course. VOA’s Daria Dieguts reports.

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