Presenting three political dwarves invited by the Atlantic Council to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the deal struck in Belavezha.
Tag: Boris Yeltsin
The issue of Crimea’s relations with Ukraine (and of the Donbass region) was a troublesome matter even before the break-up of the USSR at the end of 1991.
Twenty years ago Boris Yeltsin’s army and elected Russian parliamentarians clashed in Moscow, resulting in hundreds, even thousands, of casualties. Investigations now suggest the bloodbath was sparked by snipers, some of who were perched on the roof of the American embassy. _______________________________________________________________ The time: 7.00am, October 4, 1993. The place: […]