Theme of the transfer: The collapse of the USSR.
The main issues of discussion and discussion in the studio were:
1.Your evaluation of the results of the referendum in 1991?
2. What are the main objective reasons for the collapse of the USSR?
3.What was undertaken by the country's leadership in 1991, in order to preserve the Soviet Union?
4. When did the history of Russia begin, as an empire?
5.What is an empire?
6.What is the strength and weakness of empires?
7. What is known about the causes and the perpetrators of the events in Vilnius and Riga?
8.How did the collapse of the USSR affect the lives of citizens?
9. Is the revival of the Soviet Union possible in any other format?
10. What major problems and shocks brought the collapse of the USSR?
11. What is the role and guilt of Gorbachev in the incident?
12. What happened in Belovezhskaya Pushcha?
The guests of the program answered these and other questions in the studio:
Alexander Bessmertnykh is the last foreign minister of the USSR, president of the Foreign Policy Association.
Igor Shafarevich - Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, historian.
Otto Latsis - political observer of the newspaper "Izvestia"
And also experts:
Vladimir Makhnach, Associate Professor of the RSU; Emil Pine, Head of the Department of National Problems, Analytical Department of the President of the Russian Federation; Dmitry Furman, political observer of the "General Newspaper"; Alexander Prokhanov, chief editor of the newspaper "Zavtra"
1. The Chronicle of the putsch of 1991.
2. The survey on the street.
The question "Would you save the Soviet Union?"
3. Chronicle of events in Vilnius.
4. Chronicle of Mikhail Gorbachev
5. Chronicle of events that led to the collapse of the USSR.
Immortals Alexander - President of the Foreign Policy Association, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the USSR (From January 15 to August 28, 1991) Shafarevich Igor - Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, historian. Latsis Otto is a political observer of the newspaper "Izvestia"