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From the coup to the commonwealth

Daniel B. Clendenin

From the coup to the commonwealth

an inside look at life in contemporary Russia

by Daniel B. Clendenin

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Published by Baker Book House in Grand Rapids, Mich .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Russia (Federation)
    • Subjects:
    • Russia (Federation) -- Church history.,
    • Americans -- Russia (Federation),
    • Russia (Federation) -- Religion.,
    • Russia (Federation) -- Social conditions -- 1991-,
    • Russia (Federation) -- Economic conditions -- 1991-

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 169-176) and index.

      StatementDaniel B. Clendenin.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBR936 .C56 1992
      The Physical Object
      Pagination181 p. ;
      Number of Pages181
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1730241M
      ISBN 100801025745
      LC Control Number92034664

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Boris Yeltsin's finest moment came during the August coup by communist hard-liners. With president Mikhail Gorbachev detained at his country house, Mr Yeltsin led the resistance to the coup. He won high jump gold in and became a national hero in Nigeria, but after staging a coup was arrested for treachery and shot by firing squad.

Find out why the Games in Christchurch, New Zealand were known as the 'Emigration Games', and the story behind the bitter s swimming pool rivalry between England's Adrian Moorhouse and. After the coup d’état he served some time in Doe’s government until he was sacked in on accusation of embezzling government funds.

He fled Liberia, was arrested in in Massachusetts on a Liberian warrant for extradition, and jailed in Massachusetts; escaped from jail in .A Commonwealth realm is a sovereign state which has Elizabeth II as its monarch and head of realm functions as an independent co-equal kingdom from the other realms.

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Being let in on those stories is a privilege and when that privilege is abused, the consequences can be painful. In one sense, this means that stories belong principally to the.