Time Magazine Contents Page

Vol. 138 No. 9 SEPTEMBER 2, 1991

COVER STORIES

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THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTION: Serfdom's End

A thousand years of autocracy are reversed )

UPHEAVAL: Gorbachev buries the Communist Party

THE KGB AND THE ARMY: The future will bring drastic change

COUP POSTMORTEM: How Yeltsin unhinged the hijacking

THE WHITE HOUSE: Bush learns to love the Russian president

INTERNATIONAL FALLOUT: What the West can do

THE ORIGINS: The prelude to the putsch against Gorbachev

RISING STAR: Is Boris good enough for Russia?

INTERVIEW The Archbishop of Canterbury on God, gays and hostages

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BUSINESS B.C.C.I. was as much a weapons merchant as a bank

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HEALTH Preach chastity or...

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