Time Magazine Contents Page: Mar. 12, 1990

Vol. 135 No. 11 MARCH 12, 1990


SPECIAL SECTION: The Soviet Union teeters on the brink of disintegration as republics revolt against the center How Gorbachev moves to save his crumbling empire will affect not only his country but also the world. ^ A chorus of complaints from around the union. > A resurgence of both Russian nationalism and Islamic fervor inspires worries about communal discord. ^ Why a Soviet historian believes the empire should collapse.


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