Posted: August 18, 2015 in On This Day

There are many things we should be thankful for, one being, the courage and foresight of Mikhail ( I love that name anyway) Gorbachev. Or as the World so fondly called him ‘Gorby’. And yet on the 18th of August 1991 Moscow staged a coup against him. Luckily then, it failed. What happened to the World after this? Has the emphasis simply changed?



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