The World This Week: Failed coup in Soviet Union (Aired: August 1991)

PUBLISHED ON: July 12, 2013 | Duration: 27 min, 36 sec

  
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In Soviet Union, the coup that promised to bring back orthodox communism ended up virtually sealing the issue forever. President of the Russian Federation Boris Yeltsin becomes the focus of resistance as he climbs a tank, which had moved near the building of the Council of Ministers, to make a memorable speech.

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