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Disintegration of the USSR
On August 19-22, 1991, a group of high political and military officials from the USSR and the Communist party conservative leaders tried to seize power and stop the reforms. These actions became known as the August coup, the event that led to revolts in Moscow, Leningrad, and some other cities. Aimed at stopping the reforms, the coup only proved that the USSR was definitely heading towards disintegration.
The USSR Formation
The Bolsheviks formed a new government and at last made reality such a long awaited promise as the war end (1918). According to the Peace Treaty of Brest-Litovsk Russia lost a range of territories including those in Poland, Finland, Ukraine, and Baltic lands. But there were many more plans to be put into life.


Soviet Childhood Displayed in Moscow
The Museum of Moscow holds an exhibition dedicated to the realm of the Soviet childhood
Russia Paid Soviet Debts to the Czech Republic and Finland
The Russian Federation has paid off Soviet debts of 4.08 billion dollars to the Czech Republic, Finland and Montenegro. The press release of the Ministry of Finance has reported about it.
Exhibition of Soviet Symbols to be Held in Tula
Symbols of the Bygone Era exhibition will be held in the Tula Samovars museum. The exhibition is timed to the 20th anniversary since the final abolition of the Soviet state symbols in Russia.
The USSR Museum in Ulyanovsk
A tourist cluster might appear in the Ulyanovsk Region. The USSR museum will become its central part.
DiCaprio, Hanks, HBO to Shoot Movie About Gorbachev
Leonardo DiCaprios and Tom Hankss producing companies have teamed up with HBO to shoot a movie about Mikhail Gorbachev, the first and last Soviet president.
Ilya Kabakov Sets Up Monument to Disappeared Civilization
The recently opened Red October Gallery has presented the global installation Monument to the Disappeared Civilization by Ilya and Emily Kabakovs.

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