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Coup d'Etat Attempt in the USSR

Coup d'Etat Attempt in the USSR

Tanks and city buses form a roadblock outside the Russian White House during a 1991 coup attempt. The State Committee for the State of Emergency, a group led by USSR Vice President Gennady Yanayev and other officials, attempts to overthrow President Mikhail Gorbachev and the Soviet government in August, 1991.
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August 20, 1991
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