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Russians are marking the 25th anniversary of a coup attempt which heralded the demise 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 ...ABC News, 5 days ago This Day in History | 1991 Gorbachev punishes coup plotters Macau Daily Times, 1 day ago The Morning Vertical, August 24, 2016 Radio Free Europe, 16 hours ago Only half of Russians remember the 1991 failed Soviet coup - poll EuroNews, 5 days ago
, Ukraine declared independence from the Soviet Union following the failed coup in Moscow. DW spoke with renowned historian Andreas Kappeler, who has followed Ukraine's nation building since the 1970s. "'Ukraine is not Russia' - and I was the ...Deutsche Welle, 11 hours ago Opinion: Moscow won't let Ukraine go Deutsche Welle, 15 hours ago Andreas Kappeler: Ukraine's independence is a miracle News EasyBranches.com, 7 hours ago
KYIV -- Ukraine marked 25 years of independence from the Soviet Union on August 24 with a massive parade of soldiers and heavy weaponry through central Kyiv, in a show of force designed to boost the morale of the country's servicemen and reassure ...Radio Free Europe, 11 hours ago Statement by the President on the 25th Anniversary of Ukrainian Independence Before It's News, 12 hours ago Ukraine: 25 years of Independence Mission Network News, 15 hours ago Ukraine marks independence from Moscow with defiant military parade Stars and Stripes, 3 hours ago
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MOSCOW: Stalingrad, a name that conjoursmemories both of the Soviet Union's World War Two sacrifice andthe murderous rule of dictator Josef Stalin, is making acomeback. A Russian regional governor has backed a proposal to namethe local airport ...Qatar Peninsula, 14 hours ago
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On Aug. 24, Ukraine celebrates its 25th year of emancipation from the Soviet Union. It would seem that after so many cruel years subjected to Russian subjugation that Ukraine would indeed be free. However, we see that Vladimir Putin has no ...Miami Herald, 1 day ago Ukraine sheds Soviet past on 25th year of independence Yahoo! Singapore, 1 day ago Soviet Union Coup in 1991 Triggered Ukrainian Independence - Ex-Ukrainian Leader Sputnik, 5 days ago
The breakup of the Soviet Union began with a failed coup attempt by hard-line Communists in August of 1991. When RFE/RL asked dozens of young people living in the countries of the former Soviet Union what they know about the putsch, most of them ...Radio Free Europe, 6 days ago What Happened to the August 1991 Soviet Coup Plotters? EurasiaNet, 5 days ago Demographic Divergence EurasiaNet, 2 days ago U.S. Diplomat Burns: Fall Of Soviet Union 'Unimaginable' Until August 1991 Coup Radio Free Europe, 1 week ago
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