Description:00 41 40 00 Russian Archives of the XX th century. August 21, 1991. Military putsch against Gorbatchev. Daybreak, the next day in the morning, view on the spot with bus across the road. Thousand persons in street. Close-up politician who makes speech in parliament, statement. Close-up men who listen. Front page of newspaper. Building which burns, explosion. View on ruins of house, close-up wounded, lengthened on bed. The other house in fire. Man with crutches, plundered street.