BBC World Service

BBC World Service, the English language shortwave news service of the United Kingdom, reported on the events in the Soviet Union since the failed… read more

BBC World Service, the English language shortwave news service of the United Kingdom, reported on the events in the Soviet Union since the failed coup by communist hard-liners. The news included reporting on Soviet President Gorbachev’s speech to the Soviet parliament in which he said he would resign if he could not prevent the disintegration of the Soviet Union. close

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BBC World Service

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Program ID:
20898-1
Category:
International Telecasts
Format:
Broadcast
Location:
London, United Kingdom
First Aired:
Aug 27, 1991 | 5:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 1

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  • Aug 27, 1991 | 5:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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