Twenty-years ago the Communist Party of the Soviet Union ceased to exist. Weeks later the Soviet Union too, as a sovereign state, would pass into history. Could the party have been reformed (to become something akin to a European Socialist Party)? What is the party’s lasting legacy? Will history be kind toward the party because of its “achievements” or “mistakes”?
CrossTalking with Mark Beissinger, Ronald Grigor Suny and Donald Jensen.