25 years ago today, a failed coup was launched in Moscow. Vladimir Putin is reviving the ideals of those renegade Soviet generals — Quartz

Who is the biggest wild card in the extraordinary US presidential election? Is it the renegade Republican nominee, Donald Trump? His bombastic new campaign chief? Or is it, as some believe, Russian president Vladimir Putin? In recent weeks, Putin has reinforced his image in the West as a menacing force, with renewed military advances near…

via 25 years ago today, a failed coup was launched in Moscow. Vladimir Putin is reviving the ideals of those renegade Soviet generals — Quartz

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