Soviet 'betrayal'

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The Independent Online
At the trial of the 1991 coup plotters, the former KGB chief Vladimir Kryuchkov accused Mikhail Gorbachev of betraying the Soviet Union, Helen Womack writes from Moscow. 'The only thing I reproach myself for is that I failed to protect the country and my people,' said Mr Kryuchkov, who faces death or a long jail term if convicted of treason.

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