Revolution from Below (1991)

Film details

  • Featuring

    Robin Ellis

  • Countries

    United Kingdom USA

  • Year

    1991

  • Type

    Television

  • Category

    Non Fiction

Synopsis

In March 1989, the Soviet Union went to the polls, electing the first Congress of People's Deputies. It was Gorbachev's own creation and changed the face of Soviet politics. However, the President was to be shocked by the three weeks of rebellious and radical speeches that followed. Soviet miners soon rose against the Workers' State - and for the first time since Lenin, the State gave in.

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