Statue of Lenin in Yegoryevsk
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The Russians with fond memories of the USSR

It has been 25 years since communist hardliners attempted a coup against the Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev.

Within three days the coup had collapsed and a few months later, so did the Soviet Union.

However, there is growing nostalgia for the USSR as Moscow correspondent Steve Rosenberg discovered from the town of Yegoryevsk.

  • 19 Aug 2016
  • From the section Europe
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