Mikhail Gorbachev

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Daily Telegraph
Princess Anne will attempt to soothe relations between Russia and Britain on Arctic Convoy visitRoyal Family. She undertook the first official visit by any British royal to t
Princess Anne will attempt to soothe relations between Russia and Britain on Arctic Convoy visit
Daily Telegraph / Posted 8 hours ago
Royal Family. She undertook the first official visit by any British royal to the USSR in May 1990, when she met President Mikhail Gorbachev and placed a wreath by the monument to Soviet casualties of the battle of Stalingrad. This visit followed... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Time to add some glamour to Russian espionage, Raketa watch ad hintsjob ad has popped up on the website of Raketa – a prestigious brand of Russian
Time to add some glamour to Russian espionage, Raketa watch ad hints
Brisbane Times / Posted 8 hours ago
job ad has popped up on the website of Raketa – a prestigious brand of Russian wristwatches worn by Vladimir Putin and Mikhail Gorbachev. Titled, 'a dream job for you in Paris (France)', it promises a role in the company's worldwide expansion.... Read more
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WA Today
Time to add some glamour to Russian espionage, Raketa watch ad hintsjob ad has popped up on the website of Raketa – a prestigious brand of Russian
Time to add some glamour to Russian espionage, Raketa watch ad hints
WA Today / Posted 9 hours ago
job ad has popped up on the website of Raketa – a prestigious brand of Russian wristwatches worn by Vladimir Putin and Mikhail Gorbachev. Titled, 'a dream job for you in Paris (France)', it promises a role in the company's worldwide expansion.... Read more
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The Age
Time to add some glamour to Russian espionage, Raketa watch ad hintsjob ad has popped up on the website of Raketa – a prestigious brand of Russian
Time to add some glamour to Russian espionage, Raketa watch ad hints
The Age / Posted 9 hours ago
job ad has popped up on the website of Raketa – a prestigious brand of Russian wristwatches worn by Vladimir Putin and Mikhail Gorbachev. Titled, 'a dream job for you in Paris (France)', it promises a role in the company's worldwide expansion.... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Time to add some glamour to Russian espionage, Raketa watch ad hintsjob ad has popped up on the website of Raketa – a prestigious brand of Russian
Time to add some glamour to Russian espionage, Raketa watch ad hints
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 9 hours ago
job ad has popped up on the website of Raketa – a prestigious brand of Russian wristwatches worn by Vladimir Putin and Mikhail Gorbachev. Titled, 'a dream job for you in Paris (France)', it promises a role in the company's worldwide expansion.... Read more
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Canberra Times
Time to add some glamour to Russian espionage, Raketa watch ad hintsjob ad has popped up on the website of Raketa – a prestigious brand of Russian
Time to add some glamour to Russian espionage, Raketa watch ad hints
Canberra Times / Posted 9 hours ago
job ad has popped up on the website of Raketa – a prestigious brand of Russian wristwatches worn by Vladimir Putin and Mikhail Gorbachev. Titled, 'a dream job for you in Paris (France)', it promises a role in the company's worldwide expansion.... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Uzbek president's daughter says he suffered brain hemorrhageKarimov has ruled as his personal fiefdom for 27 years. The 78-year-old Karimo
Uzbek president's daughter says he suffered brain hemorrhage
Lake Placid News / Posted 13 hours ago
Karimov has ruled as his personal fiefdom for 27 years. The 78-year-old Karimov has ruled Uzbekistan since Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev made him the republic's Communist Party chief in 1989. In December 1991, just days after the Soviet Union... Read more
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Market Watch
The latest scary way Russia is striking out at dissentthough the Soviet Union’s implosion interrupted wet business as usual. As a pos
The latest scary way Russia is striking out at dissent
Market Watch / Posted 15 hours ago
though the Soviet Union’s implosion interrupted wet business as usual. As a post-Soviet Russian state emerged, President Mikhail Gorbachev and, later, his successor, Boris Yeltsin, worked to dismantle the powerful intelligence apparatus that... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Uzbek president's daughter says he suffered brain hemorrhageKarimov has ruled as his personal fiefdom for 27 years. The 78-year-old Karimo
Uzbek president's daughter says he suffered brain hemorrhage
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 16 hours ago
Karimov has ruled as his personal fiefdom for 27 years. The 78-year-old Karimov has ruled Uzbekistan since Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev made him the republic's Communist Party chief in 1989. In December 1991, just days after the Soviet Union... Read more
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Boston Herald
Uzbekistan's longtime ruler Islam Karimov hospitalizedkilometers (a mile or two), the report said. Karimov, who tolerates no dissent
Uzbekistan's longtime ruler Islam Karimov hospitalized
Boston Herald / Posted yesterday
kilometers (a mile or two), the report said. Karimov, who tolerates no dissent, has ruled Uzbekistan since Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev made him the republic's Communist Party chief in 1989. In December 1991, just days after the Soviet Union... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Uzbekistan's longtime ruler Islam Karimov hospitalizedkilometers (a mile or two), the report said. Karimov, who tolerates no dissent
Uzbekistan's longtime ruler Islam Karimov hospitalized
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted yesterday
kilometers (a mile or two), the report said. Karimov, who tolerates no dissent, has ruled Uzbekistan since Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev made him the republic's Communist Party chief in 1989. In December 1991, just days after the Soviet Union... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Uzbekistan's longtime ruler Islam Karimov hospitalizedwill require a certain amount of time." Karimov, who tolerates no dissent, has
Uzbekistan's longtime ruler Islam Karimov hospitalized
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted yesterday
will require a certain amount of time." Karimov, who tolerates no dissent, has ruled Uzbekistan since Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev made him the republic's Communist Party chief in 1989. In December 1991, just days after the Soviet Union... Read more
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FOX News
Uzbekistan's longtime ruler Islam Karimov hospitalizedwill require "a certain amount of time." Karimov, who tolerates no dissent, ha
Uzbekistan's longtime ruler Islam Karimov hospitalized
FOX News / Posted yesterday
will require "a certain amount of time." Karimov, who tolerates no dissent, has ruled Uzbekistan since Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev made him the republic's Communist Party chief in 1989. In December 1991, just days after the Soviet Union... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Uzbekistan's longtime ruler Islam Karimov hospitalizedwill require "a certain amount of time." Karimov, who tolerates no dissent, ha
Uzbekistan's longtime ruler Islam Karimov hospitalized
WBOC Salisbury / Posted yesterday
will require "a certain amount of time." Karimov, who tolerates no dissent, has ruled Uzbekistan since Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev made him the republic's Communist Party chief in 1989. In December 1991, just days after the Soviet Union... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Uzbekistan’s longtime ruler Islam Karimov hospitalizedwill require “a certain amount of time.” Karimov, who tolerates no dissent, ha
Uzbekistan’s longtime ruler Islam Karimov hospitalized
Manila Bulletin / Posted yesterday
will require “a certain amount of time.” Karimov, who tolerates no dissent, has ruled Uzbekistan since Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev made him the republic’s Communist Party chief in 1989. In December 1991, just days after the Soviet Union... Read more
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Salon.com
Uzbekistan’s longtime ruler Islam Karimov hospitalizedwill require “a certain amount of time.” Karimov, who tolerates no dissent, ha
Uzbekistan’s longtime ruler Islam Karimov hospitalized
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
will require “a certain amount of time.” Karimov, who tolerates no dissent, has ruled Uzbekistan since Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev made him the republic’s Communist Party chief in 1989. In December 1991, just days after the Soviet Union... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Uzbekistan's longtime ruler Islam Karimov hospitalizedwill require “a certain amount of time.” Karimov, who tolerates no dissent, ha
Uzbekistan's longtime ruler Islam Karimov hospitalized
The Seattle Times / Posted yesterday
will require “a certain amount of time.” Karimov, who tolerates no dissent, has ruled Uzbekistan since Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev made him the republic’s Communist Party chief in 1989. In December 1991, just days after the Soviet Union... Read more
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Daily Herald
Uzbekistan's longtime ruler Islam Karimov hospitalizedwill require "a certain amount of time." Karimov, who tolerates no dissent, ha
Uzbekistan's longtime ruler Islam Karimov hospitalized
Daily Herald / Posted yesterday
will require "a certain amount of time." Karimov, who tolerates no dissent, has ruled Uzbekistan since Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev made him the republic's Communist Party chief in 1989. In December 1991, just days after the Soviet Union... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Aug. 276, Mr. Matthews, Janet Matthews, 6, Jerry Matthews, 13, and Mrs. Matthews. 2
Aug. 27
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 3 days ago
6, Mr. Matthews, Janet Matthews, 6, Jerry Matthews, 13, and Mrs. Matthews. 25 years ago: 1991 Moscow — President Mikhail Gorbachev gave the green light Monday to the breakup of the Soviet empire, while seeking new elections aimed at... Read more
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New Kerala
With skates on, Turkey could slip into Syrian quagmire - newkerala.com #110347cost of the Cold War for the Soviet Union everywhere, including Afghanistan. By
With skates on, Turkey could slip into Syrian quagmire - newkerala.com #110347
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
cost of the Cold War for the Soviet Union everywhere, including Afghanistan. By 1989, the new Secretary General of CPSU, Mikhail Gorbachev, began withdrawing Soviet troops. Then, the Berlin wall fell. By 1991 the Soviet Union had come down like... Read more
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The Hill
The NATO blame gameThe underlying claim is made that NATO has betrayed U.S. Secretary of State Jam
The NATO blame game
The Hill / Posted 3 days ago
The underlying claim is made that NATO has betrayed U.S. Secretary of State James Baker’s promise in 1990 to Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev that NATO would not expand an inch eastward. Finally, it is deducted that since NATO was made to combat the... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Capitalism and the Kremlin’s high-flierfor the old Soviet Union is fast gaining ground even among Russians who were bo
Capitalism and the Kremlin’s high-flier
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 3 days ago
for the old Soviet Union is fast gaining ground even among Russians who were born after Perestroika. Many Russians blame Mikhail Gorbachev the eighth and last leader of the Soviet for the demise of the Soviet Union, and Putin incongruous manner... Read more
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Oxford Mail
150th birthday treat for iconic Oxford hotelguests, including King Alfonso of Spain, Ferdinand of Bulgaria, Farouk of Egypt
150th birthday treat for iconic Oxford hotel
Oxford Mail / Posted 4 days ago
guests, including King Alfonso of Spain, Ferdinand of Bulgaria, Farouk of Egypt; politicians – Bill and Hillary Clinton, Mikhail Gorbachev, Jimmy Carter, prime minister of Pakistan Benazir Bhutto; and actors such as Sir Alec Guinness, Hugh Grant,... Read more
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The Washington Times
Vladimir Putin, Hillary Clinton and the guns of Augustconflict. Saddam Hussein invaded Kuwait in August 1990. The collapse of the Sov
Vladimir Putin, Hillary Clinton and the guns of August
The Washington Times / Posted 5 days ago
conflict. Saddam Hussein invaded Kuwait in August 1990. The collapse of the Soviet Union began with a coup attempt against Mikhail Gorbachev in August 1991. Reports of North Vietnamese attacks against U.S. destroyers in the Gulf of Tonkin in August... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Trump and Clinton have no idea how to deal with Putinthe Soviet "evil empire" and committing to a vast new military buildup. But by
Trump and Clinton have no idea how to deal with Putin
Chicago Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
the Soviet "evil empire" and committing to a vast new military buildup. But by 1986, Reagan and Soviet General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev had agreed to dramatically reduce tensions, and even discussed the then-inconceivable and still-elusive... Read more
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DW
Moscow won't let Ukraine go |to Moscow. Tanks were rolling through the streets of the capital. Some wanteo t
Moscow won't let Ukraine go |
DW / Posted 5 days ago
to Moscow. Tanks were rolling through the streets of the capital. Some wanteo take down the reformer, General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev, and snatch power away from him. They failed, and with them went the Soviet Union. A multinational state... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
August 24end up causing $26.5 billion in damage, making it, at the time, the costliest h
August 24
KTXS Abilene / Posted 5 days ago
end up causing $26.5 billion in damage, making it, at the time, the costliest hurricane in United States history. 1991: Mikhail Gorbachev resigns as head of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union. 1989: Cincinnati Reds manager and MLB all-time... Read more
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KECI Missoula
August 24end up causing $26.5 billion in damage, making it, at the time, the costliest h
August 24
KECI Missoula / Posted 5 days ago
end up causing $26.5 billion in damage, making it, at the time, the costliest hurricane in United States history. 1991: Mikhail Gorbachev resigns as head of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union. 1989: Cincinnati Reds manager and MLB all-time... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
August 24end up causing $26.5 billion in damage, making it, at the time, the costliest h
August 24
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 5 days ago
end up causing $26.5 billion in damage, making it, at the time, the costliest hurricane in United States history. 1991: Mikhail Gorbachev resigns as head of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union. 1989: Cincinnati Reds manager and MLB all-time... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
August 24end up causing $26.5 billion in damage, making it, at the time, the costliest h
August 24
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 5 days ago
end up causing $26.5 billion in damage, making it, at the time, the costliest hurricane in United States history. 1991: Mikhail Gorbachev resigns as head of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union. 1989: Cincinnati Reds manager and MLB all-time... Read more
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Daily Mail
Berlin Wall chunk, Ronald Reagan's cowboy boots to be auctionedhaving particular significance because of Reagan's 1987 speech in West Berlin i
Berlin Wall chunk, Ronald Reagan's cowboy boots to be auctioned
Daily Mail / Posted 6 days ago
having particular significance because of Reagan's 1987 speech in West Berlin in which he famously urged then Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev to 'tear down this wall.' The 25 inch long, graffiti-covered fragment of the Berlin Wall (above), is... Read more
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Rappler
Will Syria gas attacks probe nail the Assad regime?to back such a move. Paul Walker, a director at Green Cross International, a t
Will Syria gas attacks probe nail the Assad regime?
Rappler / Posted 6 days ago
to back such a move. Paul Walker, a director at Green Cross International, a think tank founded by former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev, said he believed Russia would not block efforts to punish those responsible for chemical weapons... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Bush alerts Gorbachev coup loomed – Ex Advisor to USAIDto the US Agency for International Development Paolo von Schirach said the US g
Bush alerts Gorbachev coup loomed – Ex Advisor to USAID
Manila Bulletin / Posted 7 days ago
to the US Agency for International Development Paolo von Schirach said the US government warned the last Soviet president Mikhail Gorbachev in the summer of 1991 that a military plot was developing against him but he did not take the alert... Read more
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The News & Observer
The Day's Best Photos |of the National Flag Day. Russia marks the 25th anniversary of the abortive 199
The Day's Best Photos |
The News & Observer / Posted 7 days ago
of the National Flag Day. Russia marks the 25th anniversary of the abortive 1991 coup against then Soviet president Mikhail Gorbachev. August 22, 1991, when Russia's flag was raised atop the Russian White House instead of the Soviet one was... Read more
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New Kerala
Rajiv Gandhi-the 21st century Prime Minister of the 20th century - newkerala.com #107661forever. Rajiv Gandhi established close relations with the General Secretary o
Rajiv Gandhi-the 21st century Prime Minister of the 20th century - newkerala.com #107661
New Kerala / Posted 9 days ago
forever. Rajiv Gandhi established close relations with the General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, Mikhail Gorbachev. Rajiv Gandhi's address to the United Nations on nuclear disarmament in the world is still remembered as an... Read more
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The Columbian
Russia marks 25 years since failed Soviet coupanti-establishment nature. On Aug. 19, 1991, eight hard-line Communist leaders
Russia marks 25 years since failed Soviet coup
The Columbian / Posted 9 days ago
anti-establishment nature. On Aug. 19, 1991, eight hard-line Communist leaders seized power from Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev, declaring him ill. In fact, Gorbachev was under arrest. Thousands of Muscovites took to the streets to... Read more
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Orange County Register
Russia marks 25 years since failed Soviet coupanti-establishment nature. On Aug. 19, 1991, eight hard-line Communist leaders
Russia marks 25 years since failed Soviet coup
Orange County Register / Posted 10 days ago
anti-establishment nature. On Aug. 19, 1991, eight hard-line Communist leaders seized power from Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev, declaring him ill. In fact, Gorbachev was under arrest. Thousands of Muscovites took to the streets to... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Russia marks 25 years since failed Soviet coupanti-establishment nature. On Aug. 19, 1991, eight hard-line Communist leaders
Russia marks 25 years since failed Soviet coup
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 10 days ago
anti-establishment nature. On Aug. 19, 1991, eight hard-line Communist leaders seized power from Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev, declaring him ill. In fact, Gorbachev was under arrest. Thousands of Muscovites took to the streets to... Read more
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The China Post
Russia marks 25th years since failed Soviet coupanti-establishment nature. On Aug. 19, 1991, eight hard-line Communist leaders
Russia marks 25th years since failed Soviet coup
The China Post / Posted 10 days ago
anti-establishment nature. On Aug. 19, 1991, eight hard-line Communist leaders seized power from Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev, declaring him ill. In fact, Gorbachev was under arrest. Thousands of Muscovites took to the streets to... Read more
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Slate
How the 1991 Soviet Internet Helped Stop a Coup and Spread a Message of FreedomBardin at home. A journalist friend said he had heard, from Japanese contacts,
How the 1991 Soviet Internet Helped Stop a Coup and Spread a Message of Freedom
Slate / Posted 10 days ago
Bardin at home. A journalist friend said he had heard, from Japanese contacts, of an attempted coup against President Mikhail Gorbachev. The news about the putsch broke first in the Far East, then rolled westward across the time zones before... Read more
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Boston Herald
Russia marks 25 years since failed Soviet coupanti-establishment nature. On Aug. 19, 1991, eight hard-line Communist leaders
Russia marks 25 years since failed Soviet coup
Boston Herald / Posted 10 days ago
anti-establishment nature. On Aug. 19, 1991, eight hard-line Communist leaders seized power from Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev, declaring him ill. In fact, Gorbachev was under arrest. Thousands of Muscovites took to the streets to... Read more
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EuroNews
Only half of Russians remember the 1991 failed Soviet coup - pollcoup attempt, when a group of hardline members of the USSR Communist Party trie
Only half of Russians remember the 1991 failed Soviet coup - poll
EuroNews / Posted 10 days ago
coup attempt, when a group of hardline members of the USSR Communist Party tried to seize power from then-Soviet president Mikhail Gorbachev. Today, according to a poll, about half of Russians don’t remember what happened on August 19, 1991. And... Read more
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Boston Herald
Russia marks 25th years since failed Soviet coupanti-establishment nature. On Aug. 19, 1991, eight hard-line Communist leaders
Russia marks 25th years since failed Soviet coup
Boston Herald / Posted 10 days ago
anti-establishment nature. On Aug. 19, 1991, eight hard-line Communist leaders seized power from Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev, declaring him ill. In fact, Gorbachev was under arrest. Thousands of Muscovites took to the streets to... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Russia marks 25 years since failed Soviet coupanti-establishment nature. On Aug. 19, 1991, eight hard-line Communist leaders
Russia marks 25 years since failed Soviet coup
Hawaii News Now / Posted 10 days ago
anti-establishment nature. On Aug. 19, 1991, eight hard-line Communist leaders seized power from Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev, declaring him ill. In fact, Gorbachev was under arrest. Thousands of Muscovites took to the streets to... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Russia marks 25 years since failed Soviet coupanti-establishment nature. On Aug. 19, 1991, eight hard-line Communist leaders
Russia marks 25 years since failed Soviet coup
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 10 days ago
anti-establishment nature. On Aug. 19, 1991, eight hard-line Communist leaders seized power from Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev, declaring him ill. In fact, Gorbachev was under arrest. Thousands of Muscovites took to the streets to... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Russia marks 25 years since failed Soviet coupanti-establishment nature. On Aug. 19, 1991, eight hard-line Communist leaders
Russia marks 25 years since failed Soviet coup
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 10 days ago
anti-establishment nature. On Aug. 19, 1991, eight hard-line Communist leaders seized power from Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev, declaring him ill. In fact, Gorbachev was under arrest. Thousands of Muscovites took to the streets to... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Russia marks 25 years since failed Soviet coupanti-establishment nature. On Aug. 19, 1991, eight hard-line Communist leaders
Russia marks 25 years since failed Soviet coup
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 10 days ago
anti-establishment nature. On Aug. 19, 1991, eight hard-line Communist leaders seized power from Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev, declaring him ill. In fact, Gorbachev was under arrest. Thousands of Muscovites took to the streets to... Read more
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The Seattle Times
25 years on, Russians tell of how they defeated a coupa group of eight senior hard-line Communist leaders, including the KGB chairman
25 years on, Russians tell of how they defeated a coup
The Seattle Times / Posted 10 days ago
a group of eight senior hard-line Communist leaders, including the KGB chairman, had seized power from Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev, declaring that Gorbachev was unable to continue as head of the party due to illness. In fact, Gorbachev... Read more
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Daily Herald
Russia marks 25th years since failed Soviet coupanti-establishment nature. On Aug. 19, 1991, eight hard-line Communist leaders
Russia marks 25th years since failed Soviet coup
Daily Herald / Posted 10 days ago
anti-establishment nature. On Aug. 19, 1991, eight hard-line Communist leaders seized power from Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev, declaring him ill. In fact, Gorbachev was under arrest. Thousands of Muscovites took to the streets to... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Russia marks 25th years since failed Soviet coupof the Soviet Union. A group of eight hard-line Communist leaders on Aug. 19,
Russia marks 25th years since failed Soviet coup
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 10 days ago
of the Soviet Union. A group of eight hard-line Communist leaders on Aug. 19, 1991, seized power from Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev, declaring him ill. In fact, Gorbachev was under arrest. Thousands of Muscovites took to the streets to... Read more
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