Monday, August 16, 2010

Fiction and Fact

What are Holmes and Watson doing in Moscow ? I came across them this afternoon as I was walking alongside the Moscow River towards the White House. The building was attacked and left with black scars during the crisis in 1991, when elements of the military tried to seize power and Mikhail Gorbachev was put under house arrest. Boris Yeltsin, with popular support, saved the day and famously climbed aboard a tank outside the White House building.

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