Wednesday, December 19, 2007

Latvia and the Collapse of the USSR

By the end of 1990, it was quite obvious that the Soviet Union, as it was then, would not last long. At the time I was a member of the Politburo of the Soviet Communist Party, which was elected under Gorbachev several months before.

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1 comment:

normandmarkowitz said...

These are important comments about the "victory" of democracy in the former Soviet Union. They also show the crudely undemocratic policies used to destroy the Soviet Union and the role of Gorbachev in bringing this tragedy for the people and victory for monopoly capitalism and imperialism about.