Gorbachev and the referendum. (1991)

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Scene №1 Gorbachev and the referendum

The day of the All-Union referendum on the preservation of the USSR.

MS Gorbachev, the Soviet leader,

and Raisa Gorbachev coming to the polling station.

A lot of press.

Voice of journalists.

Gorbachev goes to the site, answer the questions.

It's about preserving the Soviet Union;

the institution of the presidency of the Russian Federation;

about the dangers of sharing military; the purpose of the visit to Japan;

to boycott the referendum, in some republics;

the impossibility of separation and tragedy; partiality of Yeltsin;

self-determination of the constitutionality of the republics (synchronously).

Gorbachev walking on the street, surrounded by a crowd.

Talks to people about the referendum.


Gorbachev M.S. -- statesman


March 17, 1991



Media; Foreign policy; Social life; Domestic policy