Tag: Albert Makashov

Shushkevich Understood Instantly August 1991 Coup was a Counter-Revolution

August 26, 2014

Staunton, August 24 – Unlike some Western leaders who suggested that the leaders of the August 1991 coup in Moscow included reformists on the model of Mikhail Gorbachev, Stanislav Shushkevich, then deputy chairman of the Belarusian Supreme Soviet and later president of Belarus, understood instantly that they were committed to “the revival of the old […]