Description:00 46 54 00 Russian Archives of the XX-th century. August 18, 1991. Press conference of the putschists before the attempt of putsch against Gorbatchev. In the room, assembly, they sit at a table in front of public. Close-up on one of theofficials who speaks. Close-up on men in room who listen. Close-up on man with microphone which asks questions to the putschists. Close-up on putschist who answers. A woman asks questions.