The Reemergence of Russia

CAS IR 542

Disintegration of the old Soviet system and signs of a reemerging Russia; careers of Gorbachev and Yeltsin and their attack on the foundations of Stalinism; Moscow's role in the 1989 revolutions; the August 1991 coup d'etat. The legacy of communism in the present medical and ecological crises; current political developments.

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