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By Ruslan Khasbulatov

Ruslan Khasbulatov has performed a crucial position within the dramatic adjustments in Russia during the last 3 years. He turned performing Speaker of the Russian parliament in July 1991 and helped to shield the Russian White residence through the coup try of that August. He has due to the fact consolidated his effect within the Parliament, and has turn into one of many country's strongest and debatable politicians.
during this ebook, Khasbulatov offers his perspectives on Russian politics sooner than the coup, deals a brilliant first-hand account of the resistance to the coup, and concludes together with his perspectives at the challenge of strength within the new Russia. He offers a different perception into the advance of Russia from communism to embryonic democracy and an remarkable insider's account of a few of the main momentous occasions of the overdue 20th century.

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