The Rest Is History
160. The Fall of the Soviet Union
[Episode 2 of 4]
This episode of The Rest Is History marks the second instalment in our four part series on the Soviet Union, Russia and the rise of Vladimir Putin.
From the 70th anniversary of the Russian Revolution in 1987 to the fall of the Soviet Union on Christmas Day 1991, this episode is jam-packed full of late Soviet drama.
Tune in now to hear about the abuse Yeltsin received after his attempted suicide, the failed Soviet coup of 1991 and Putin's return from East Germany.
Next episode out tomorrow - or get them all at once by heading to restishistorypod.com!
Producer: Dom Johnson
Exec Producers: Tony Pastor & Jack Davenport