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Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev ousted...

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August 19, 1991

THE MESA TRIBUNE, Mesa, Arizona, August 19, 1991

* The USSR comes to an end

The full banner headline has: "Gorbachev Out", with subhead: "Hard-liners declare 6-month state of emergency". This historic report covers the beginning of the demise of the Soviet Union, which become official in less than 6 months. One of the first steps in the process was the ousting of President Mikhail Gorbachev. Additional coverage is found on an inside page (see images).
The complete 1st section only, 10 pages, in very good condition.

Category: The 20th Century