Treachery killed USSR, Gorbachev tells BBC News, accuses the West of “provoking Russia.”

Twenty five years after the collapse of the Soviet Union, Mikhail Gorbachev, its last President, has given an interview to the BBC in which he describes the collapse as a “coup.” He goes on to accuse Russian bureaucrats of forming corporations to steal the nation’s riches, and criticize the West for “provoking Russia.”

The full transcript of the interview can be found at http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-38289333

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