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The Coup That Changed Our World

On Aug. 19, 1991 Boris Yeltsin awoke to hear his daughter screaming, ""Papa, get up! There's a coup!""

State TV Stages a Revolt of Its Own

Channel One journalists staged their own cautious revolt in rallying support for Boris Yeltsin.

Aeroflot Offers to Buy 30 Regional Jets

Aeroflot agreed to order up to 30 regional jets built by Sukhoi and Ilyushin in cooperation with Boeing.

Diary of the Coup

Aug. 19. My husband woke me this morning with the words, ""Get up, Cassandra, there's a coup.""

The Decisive Dacha Factor

The party might stand aside while the state fell apart, but it wouldn't give up a dacha without a fight.

Caviar's Off, Even in Land of Black Gold

All I’ve wanted since I arrived in Baku three weeks ago is a spoonful of caviar.

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