'Four Proud Letters: The Dissolution of the USSR'

“Four Proud Letters” is a short RT documentary film on the collapse of the Soviet Union 20 years ago. It brings together a wide spectrum of opinions and analysis on why and how the Soviet Union came to an end in 1991.

­Among the experts interviewed are:

Dmitry Trenin, Carnegie Moscow Center
Nikolay Svanidze, Russia TV journalist
Georgy Satarov, former aide to Boris Yeltsin
Fred Weir, Christian Science Monitor
John Laughland, Institute of Democracy and Cooperation
Ruslan Khasbulatov, former Chairman of the Supreme Council of Russia
Jeffrey Roberts, University College Cork

In its special project "20 years post-Soviet," RT attempts to analyze the reasons behind the demise of the USSR and take a closer look at Russia’s Soviet legacy.