• A breakdown of civil-military relations : the Soviet coup of 1991 

      Matthee, Heinrich (Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Military Science (Military Academy), 1999)
      In August 1991 a Committee for State Emergencies, consisting of the minister of defence and the chief of the KGB, ousted Mikhail Gorbachev from power in the Soviet Union. The coup was important for several reasons. The ...