How the Soviet Union Collapsed

In August 1991, a brief coup d'état was staged in Moscow. It eventually triggered the collapse of the Soviet Union and spellbinded the world. After the coup d'état, Boris Yeltsin and other two leaders met privately and agreed to oust Soviet President Gorbachev, dissolve the Soviet Union, and establish the CIS.
Based on interviews with those involved and recently uncovered materials, How the Soviet Union Collapsed documents what really transpired in the dramatic coup attempt. It also reveals the fascinating story behind the conspiracy to dissolve the Soviet Union.
Episode list:
Inside the August Coup d'État
The Secret Agreement