The Hour of the Demagogue

The Hour of the Demagogue

Mini Teaser: As fate has it, Russia is given to the power of extremes,.

by Author(s): Stephen Sestanovich

6)  Moscow News, No. 48, 1990, p. 15.

7)  See Jeremy Azrael and Sergei Zamascikov in the New York Times, August 4, 1991.

8)  This would not be the first time Yeltsin's radicalism has helped Gorbachev.  One of the most insightful journalists covering Soviet politics Guilietto Chiesa, argues that at the 1990 Communist Party Congress conservatives were frightened by Yeltsin's warnings about possible future trials of Communists and turned to Gorbachev for protection.  (Problems of Communism, July-August 1990, p. 33.)

9)  See Jerry Hough's testimony before the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Europe, July 9, 1991.

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