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Revolutions: The Russian Patient
Revolutions: The Russian Patient

Author(s): Andrey Piontkovsky
Subject(s): Politics
Published by: Transitions Online
Keywords: Russia; perestroika; Soviet Union; Solidarity; Poland; Prague Spring in 1968; USSR; Erich Honecke; Central and Eastern Europe; Communist Party; 70 years; democratic; national movements; Iron Curtain; Boris Yeltsin; Khrushchev; Mikhail Gorbachev; Putin;

Summary/Abstract: Although events in Russia helped inspire the revolutions of 1989, it wasn’t in the cards – or in history – for Russia to follow suit. A TOL special report. See more special coverage of the anniversary of the fall of the Iron Curtain at our 20 Years After website.

  • Issue Year: 2009
  • Issue No: 10/13
  • Page Count: 2
  • Language: English