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Collapse of the Soviet empire - reflections from an insider

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Speaker(s): Andrei Grachev
Chair: Professor Odd Arne Westad

Recorded on 9 November 2006 in Old Theatre, Old Building.

Andrei Grachev official spokesman for the last president of the USSR, Mikhail Gorbachev, explores the unexpected collapse of the Soviet Empire in 1991. Copyright (c)

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