The August 1991 coup. (1991)

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Scene №1 The August 1991 coup

Deputies and members of the government out of the building.

Among them - N.S.Mihalkov,, I.S.Silaev, Yakovlev, R.Hasbulatov, B.Khmelnitsky actor, musician Mstislav Rostropovich and others

Cameramen, photographers in the crowd.

Meeting at the White House.

The participants chanted: "Yeltsin!, Yeltsin", clap, wave their flags.

It sounds a hymn, listen to participants of the rally.

Boris Yeltsin passed through the crowd, coming to the tank.

Boris Yeltsin on a tank, standing next to A.Korzhakov.

Speech by Boris Yeltsin on the coup attempt, "... leads us to outlaw so-called Committee; ... it should be possible to President Gorbachev to speak to the people; ... demand the immediate convocation of the Extraordinary Congress of People's Deputies, to consider ... ad committee unconstitutional and qualify the actions of its organizers as a coup ... "etc.

Performs general of the Army, Chairman of Russia's defense K.I.Kobets.

Tanks at the White House.

The White House, Soviet flag on the building.


Yakovlev A.N. -- political and public figure, academician Eljcin B.N. -- statesman and political figure Korzhakov A.V. -- chiefs of the Russian President Mihalkov N.S. -- film director, actor, People's Artist of the RSFSR Rostropovich M.L. -- cellist, conductor, People's Artist of the USSR Hasbulatov R.I. -- politician and statesman Kobec K.I. -- General of the Army, Chairman of Russia's defense Hmeljnickij B.A. -- theater and film actor Silaev I.S. -- statesman and political figure


August 1991




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