icon bookmark-bicon bookmarkicon cameraicon checkicon chevron downicon chevron lefticon chevron righticon chevron upicon closeicon v-compressicon downloadicon editicon v-expandicon fbicon fileicon filtericon flag ruicon full chevron downicon full chevron lefticon full chevron righticon full chevron upicon gpicon insicon mailicon moveicon-musicicon mutedicon nomutedicon okicon v-pauseicon v-playicon searchicon shareicon sign inicon sign upicon stepbackicon stepforicon swipe downicon tagicon tagsicon tgicon trashicon twicon vkicon yticon wticon fm

'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.

Podcasts