Description:00 39 31 00 Russian Archives of the XX-th century. 1991. Military putsch against Gorbatchev, attempt of putsch. Close-up pamphlet. Man speaks in loudspeaker, men on balcony throw files, devastation, vandalism. Dams, barricades are raised in street. Journalist addresses to the camera, comments. Lorry was turned down on the road, interview of the demonstrators, they have Russian flags, they answer the questions of the journalist. Victims of the putsch. View on blocked road. by night, the other journalist interview men of back, anonymity. Tanks in street in the rain. Tanks free the buses which lock the road, collision , strength. Population runs in street. Shots of rifle, buses in fire. Confrontation between population and servicemen.