Instead of a new era of democracy, disarmament and interdependence, we have had unchecked militarism and economic crisis.
Twenty years later, questions endure about how and why the nation abruptly dissolved.
Ever since 1991, Russians have been looking to the Soviet past for comfort and pride.
Hopes for reform in Burma are starting to be fulfilled, but skepticism of its rulers is still warranted.
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