Russian Crisis: Past and present fight to death on Moscow's streets: Chronology of events

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12.30pm:

Hardline supporters of parliament attempt to rebuild the barricades on Moscow's Garden Ring Road, but are dispersed by police

2pm:

10,000 parliament supporters gather in October Square. Police try to stop them, but are foiled when protesters march past, then return to square

2.30pm:

Protesters leave square and head for White House. They punch through police lines using clubs, rocks and bottles. Dozens are injured

4pm:

Demonstrators reach White House, warning shots fired at them. Parliament volunteer guards storm mayor's office using trucks and guns

6pm:

Thousands of parliament supporters attempt to storm the main television complex, which is guarded by elite Spetsnaz troops

6.30pm:

Yeltsin declares state of emergency in Moscow

8pm:

Three channels go off the air as protesters fire rocket-propelled grenades at TV centre and storm building. Forced back by Spetsnaz and armour

2am:

Column of 40 armoured vehicles supporting Yeltsin arrives in central Moscow and takes up position around key buildings

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