Gorbachev called the guilty of the collapse of the USSR

The German publication Der Spiegel published an interview with the first and only President of the USSR Mikhail Gorbachev, dedicated to the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, which marked the beginning of the unification of the two Germanys.




During an interview, a Soviet statesman indicted the organizers of the 1991 coup.

According to him, it was they who were guilty of ending the perestroika process and the subsequent collapse of the Soviet Union, as they took advantage of the weakened position of Gorbachev himself, who was then the president of the country.

The politician believes that at that time it was already "impossible to live as before," and he was aware of the possible risks of perestroika.

Gorbachev also emphasized that an essential part of perestroika was the new foreign policy thinking, which encompasses both universal values ​​and nuclear disarmament, as well as freedom of choice.

At the same time, he said that he did not regret it, but acknowledged that there were mistakes and mistakes on the path of reforms.

Recall that the August putsch occurred on August 18-21, 1991 in the Soviet Union and was the last attempt to stop the collapse of the USSR.

The coup was organized by a number of Soviet statesmen who were unhappy policies Gorbachev, however, failed to achieve his goals, and was suppressed, and his participants were arrested.
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  1. 321 Offline
    321 (321) 10 November 2019 09: 16
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    He did not try to start with himself?
    1. Nick Offline
      Nick (Nikolai) 10 November 2019 10: 05
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      Quote: 321
      He did not try to start with himself?

      Of course, Gorbachev is indirectly to blame for the collapse of the Union. It was he who began those processes that led the USSR to collapse. The fault of Gorbachev in the fact that he lost control over the processes taking place in the country, and the fifth column that existed in the power structures, used the moment of losing the levers of control of the country by M. S. Gorbachev, and led the country to collapse.
      1. Pishenkov Offline
        Pishenkov (Alexey) 10 November 2019 22: 48
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        Gorbachev is indirectly to blame for the collapse of the Union

        - wrong. In Russia, as in the USSR, a leader cannot be “indirectly” guilty. In our country, almost everything has always depended on the will, determination and abilities of a particular leader. It is clear that by the end of the 90s the need for some changes in the country had ripened, but Gorbachev was clearly not the person who could plan and implement them. Nevertheless, the fact that he was not at the right time in the wrong place does not absolve him of guilt. And moreover, if in the internal affairs of the state some of his decisions can be interpreted with some exaggeration as some mistakes - he wanted to say that it was better, but it didn’t work out, then on the external side of his action nothing can be described except for the word “betrayal”. And one cannot forgive this, no matter what is motivated by stupidity, a misunderstanding of the situation, a desire to please someone, etc. The collapse of the army, strategic industries and consent to a unilateral withdrawal of troops from Europe - is a betrayal.
        1. Pishenkov Offline
          Pishenkov (Alexey) 10 November 2019 23: 41
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          PS ... I will correct myself - by the end of the 80s, of course ...
        2. Nick Offline
          Nick (Nikolai) 11 November 2019 01: 57
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          Quote: Pyshenkov
          In Russia, as in the USSR, a leader cannot be “indirectly” guilty.

          I do not agree with you. “Indirectly guilty” because Gorbachev had no intention of destroying the USSR. In legal terms, there was no malicious intent. The usual story, they wanted the best, but it turned out as always. The only thing that, perhaps, can be blamed on M. S. Gorbachev is criminal negligence and improper performance of his official duties ..
          1. Pishenkov Offline
            Pishenkov (Alexey) 11 November 2019 22: 49
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            Some nonsense ... and even the same criminal negligence, etc., is that not fault? He did not want to destroy the USSR, you see ... But what difference does it make that he wanted there in his sore head! What is important is what I did! Do you think the captains of the ships that drowned drowned them on purpose? Or, say, the bus driver who ditched the passengers is not to blame, since he did not initially want this? He just fell asleep / got drunk / did not know how to drive a bus / talked on the phone, etc. - what's the difference? There is a result, and there is one who brought the vessel entrusted to him, a bus with people or an entire country to this result!
  2. beeper Offline
    beeper 10 November 2019 12: 50
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    Mikha Mechnyi, I see, he has not repented, but now he is openly and not flaunting (as once before the British interviewers) the fact that his "dream of life was to destroy the Soviet Union" - apparently this Judas is counting on an honorable funeral and the memorial (or even the "Gorbi Center"?) in Moscow (and the founders of the "EBN centers" will become) ?!

    The fact that the “putsch of 1991” came from Gorbachev’s knowledge was recognized by the “putschists” themselves, it was not for nothing that they “shut their mouths” right there, many were fatally (including literally dropping out of the window!)!
    As everyone understands, there is no such “isolation at the cottage in Foros,” ultra-modern and equipped with the most advanced communications and strategic management tools at that time, including the presence of a “nuclear briefcase”!
    The KGB officers themselves, from the guards of this “last president of the USSR,” admitted that no one Gorbi “isolated” and no “old radio receiver accidentally found in the attic of the dacha”, according to which he (like “who is hu” and Rayhon himself (by no means swearing, but "Raechka" in Uzbek!), with a tear in their voices they told the Soviet fellow citizens on the telly on the ramp of the Crimean plane, having arranged a hypocritical masquerade - "lonely", refugeely, wrapping in a blanket!) "he only found out about the coup taking place in Moscow, "in a new (just built!) building," howled annom "at the whim of a capricious and arrogantnoy girlfriend lives - accomplice" best Germans "," accidentally found "it would be impossible!

    And the KGB Border Guard patrol boats, which guarded the government dacha from an attack from the sea, had all the necessary means of communication on board - “Michael’s friend” had unlimited access to communication and, like a spider spreading a web, he quietly waited for the “putschists” to get the results "taming", he himself also rekindled, "perestroika on the ground", who had already fanned out so much that they waved at the central authority of Gorbi himself, doubted his "need" - he didn’t like it and made him improvise hastily, organizing this " augus ovsky putsch "by the same, as he himself, second-class degenerates -" apparatchiks "! And everything, as usual with Gorbachev, went awry - not the way they thought! wassat

    Obviously, Gorbachev’s reckoning was that in his absence, the “putschists” appointed by him would do all the “dirty work” for Mikha, and he would arrive from vacation already “at the ready” and “in the blue eye” would disown the “excesses in the field” "(which would be required from the central government to try to" tighten the screws "in the national republics, where the" sovereign national chaos "was already observed in relation to Russian residents and representatives of other" non-titular nations "of these" union republics ") ?!
    By the way, all these "national ruins", after all, were created under the supervision of the republican KGB at the direction of Gorbachev, who sought to break the resistance of the local statesmen to his treacherous "catastrophe", destructive for the Soviet Union!
    We all remember the article “I Can’t Give Up the Principles” by Nina Aleksandrovna Andreeva published in the newspaper Sovetskaya Rossiya on March 13, 1988, in which she spoke in principle about the betrayal of the USSR by Mechen and his gang, but was defamed by the vile “perestroika” and ostracized!

    The “putschists” turned out to be just as weak-willed pompous losers (intrigues and meanness, who rose up much higher than their “level of competency” in their career partners!), Like Gorbi himself, and could not achieve their goals - they only aggravated the situation and “unleashed the hands of "all sorts of republican" kings ", frightenedly hastening to consolidate their position by" banning the CPSU (thereby knocking out ALL "levers of power" from weak "general secretaries" will be handed!) "- after knocking out this" all-union bond "the Soviet Union began to fall apart into socks along artificial, “lively cut by the Bolsheviks,” borders, while grabbing a considerable part of the original Russian zemstvo !!!

    I really hope that the Fair Trial of Mikha Mecheny - "friend Michael" will nevertheless ever be in Russia, and this hypocritical, vile "Mr." "deservedly" lose all Russian and Soviet regalia and honors? !! Our already dead, Relatives and Compatriots, devoted to them, are also waiting for this !!!
  3. zenitovets Offline
    zenitovets (Ivan) 10 November 2019 21: 15
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    This animal is still looking for the guilty? I would have strangled him with my own hands for the death of the USSR!
  4. 123 Offline
    123 (123) 11 November 2019 10: 34
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    The man is so arranged, any cattle will always find an excuse.

  5. Sapsan136 Offline
    Sapsan136 (Sapsan136) 11 November 2019 10: 38
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    Judas Gorbachev among the perpetrators of the collapse of the USSR should have named himself among the first on the list.
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    Oleg Kalugin (Oleg Kalugin) 11 November 2019 22: 48
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    He slept and saw the Union fill up, now others are to blame .. Misha Marked! Live and absorb all our love for you!