The events of August 1991 in Moscow. (1991)

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Scene №1 The events of August 1991 in Moscow

Policemen in Petrovka, 38 (Moscow police).

The deputies of the Moscow City Council had spoken with the police.

A priest speaking at a rally in front of the police to protect the general V.S.Komissarova.

Speakers at the rally.

Protesters march on New and Old Square.

The building of the Central Committee of the Communist Party in the Old Square.

Torn membership card.

Acts A.Volsky (Chairman of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs) on the situation of the White House, to storm the White House unit "Alfa".

People on the streets of Moscow.

People come into the building.

Advisor to the President of the USSR interview A.N.Yakovleva the August putsch.

Yakovlev talks with Russian and foreign journalists on the phone.

Press conference at the RIA "Novosti" Emergency Committee members to protect members, in particular, lawyer A.I.Lukyanova.

Night Kremlin, Spasskaya Tower.

Bikers on the night street.

From the car goes Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev, is the Vice President of the RSFSR A.Rutskim, talks to reporters.

A sign on the office at the Government House: President of the Russian Federation Boris Yeltsin.

Pass along the corridor.

Is A.Korzhakov pass Yeltsin and Gorbachev, followed A.Rutskoy etc.

A.V.Rutskoy talks with the military on the streets, gives an interview on the visit of Mikhail Gorbachev at the White House (Government House), his party, the events of August 1991.

Police outfit out of the White House.

From the White House goes Gorbachev, talking to people about the events of August, about the coup.

Depart government cars.

I.S.Silaev out of the office, up the stairs, talking.

Key words

Putsch Power crisis


Voljskij A.
Yakovlev A.N.
Ruckoj A.V.
Gorbachev M.S.
Eljcin B.N.
Silaev I.S.







Domestic policy; Defense and internal security