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By Ruslan Khasbulatov

Ruslan Khasbulatov has performed a significant position within the dramatic alterations in Russia during the last 3 years. He turned performing Speaker of the Russian parliament in July 1991 and helped to safeguard the Russian White residence throughout the coup try of that August. He has due to the fact that consolidated his effect within the Parliament, and has develop into one of many country's strongest and arguable politicians.
during this publication, Khasbulatov provides his perspectives on Russian politics prior to the coup, bargains a brilliant first-hand account of the resistance to the coup, and concludes along with his perspectives at the challenge of strength within the new Russia. He presents a distinct 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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