China’s Shame: The Brave Patriots of Tiananmen Square
Then within the mighty Union of Soviet Socialist Republics itself, the absolutely unthinkable began to fold. Russia stood alone as Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Belorus, Ukraine and all the other Soviet “republics” announced they wanted out, too. They’d had enough of being manipulated, dictated to and regulated by faceless bureaucrats in Moscow. The great world super-power, the Soviet Union began to collapse under its own weight, unable to force its citizens to submit.