Fort Russ – 9th March, 2016
By Inessa Sinchougova
What would Putin have done in 1991?
The same thing he did in 1999.
Putin’s response to Natalia Alekseevna, Doctor of History and Political Sciences, and the Head of Institute of Democracy and Cooperation in Paris.
**Sobchak was the first democratically elected mayor of St Petersburg, who had supported Gorbachev’s reforms, which ended in the dissolution of the USSR. Sobchak passed away in 2000, but his legacy is much the same as Gorbachev’s – not particularly positive.