Civil War In Moscow

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Moscow, Russia, 02-04/10/1993.

When President Boris Yeltsin dissolved the opposition-dominated Russian Parliament in September 1993 communist and nationalist deputies and supporters, led by Vice President Alexander Rutskoi, barricaded themselves inside the White House.

The two week stand-off culminated in three days of fighting in the Russian capital between demonstrators supporting the rebels and police loyal to the Kremlin. When demonstrators broke through police...
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