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Guest of the USSR (now Russia)

January 23rd, 1992|Reference, Theatrical, Travel, Videos, World|

On 25 December 1991, Soviet President Gorbachev, resigned, declared his office extinct & handed over its powers to Russian President Yeltsin. The USSR was becoming the Russian Federation. Tank tracks were in the streets. The state bank collapsed. The ruble was worthless. Food was scarce. Poverty was rapidly on the rise. The ground was icy and the temperature freezing cold. DJ and I were there.