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Moscow’s 1993 Autumn Crisis: Tank Fire, Electoral Upset, and the American Policy Response

November 04, 2013 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Wayne Merry

October 3, 1993, in Moscow was a beautiful autumn Sunday. It was also the day when domestic political debate collapsed into urban warfare. Confrontation over the drafting of a new constitution and a national referendum had boiled over, and tanks were out on the street in Moscow. Wayne Merry discussed his experiences as an embassy official in Moscow at the time, and the American policy response to the crisis.

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6th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center
 
Event Speakers List: 
  • Senior Fellow for Europe and Eurasia at the American Foreign Policy Council, and former Political Affairs Officer, U.S. Embassy in Moscow (1991-94)
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