The Break Up of the Soviet Union, with Paul Holdstock
Wednesday 9th May 2012 - Starts 8pm
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Join Russia expert Paul Holdstock as he presents the second in a two-part lecture series on Russia. Following on from Paul’s Gorbachev and the Decolonisation of the Outer Empire talk, we now move to the late 1980’s and the seismic changes in Russia, through to the eventual break up of the union itself in late 1991. Led by Russia expert Paul Holdstock, The Break Up of the Soviet Union focuses on the independence movements, particularly in the Baltic states and Caucasus. This was a period of stratospheric change and discord, come and learn all about it. Taking place in the Ropetackle Mezzanine Suite.