Soviet Communist Party gives up monopoly on political power

Soviet Communist Party gives up monopoly on political power

Auto-curated
Playing 1/1
  • Soviet (Russian) Communist party releases its grip on absolute power - February 7th 1990

    YouTube 13:58

The Central Committee of the Soviet Union’s Communist Party agrees to endorse President Mikhail Gorbachev’s recommendation that the party gives up its 70-year long monopoly of political power. The Committee’s decision to allow political challenges to the party’s dominance in Russia was another signal of the impending collapse of the Soviet system.

Discover in context

This site is not available in the landscape mode.
Please rotate your phone or install our app.