30 years ago — Defeat of anti-Gorbachev coup leads to collapse of USSR
August 19th 1991 — an 8-man junta announced that the head of the Soviet Union General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev had been taken ill, and an ‘Emergency Committee’ had taken over running the vast country. The defeat of the putsch opened the road to the collapse of the USSR.
When Liverpool took on Thatcher
40th anniversary of the election of Liverpool’s Militant-led Labour Council Interview with ISA member Laurence Coates, who was a full-time organizer ...