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Recalling the events of the so-called August Putsch, he said that 31 years ago, an attempted coup d’etat began in Moscow, as a result of which the Soviet Union collapsed.
“We all hoped for a new and better chapter in history. Unfortunately, Russia is again a totalitarian and aggressive power. And this evil empire will collapse, better sooner than later,” the diplomat wrote.
REFERENCE. The August Putsch was an attempted coup d’état in the USSR in August 1991, when the self-proclaimed State Committee for the State of Emergency (GKChP) tried to remove Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev from power. The result was the failure to conclude an agreement on the creation of the Union of Sovereign States and the collapse of the USSR.
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