Radio Sputnik International – We ended up under fire of a sniper

An interview on Radio Sputnik International.

The events of the 3rd-4th October, 1993.
‘We Ended Up Under Fire of a Sniper’: Photographer Recalls Russia’s 1993 Crisis.

The ten-day-long standoff in October 1993 between Russian President Boris Yeltsin and the Russian parliament became the deadliest single event of street fighting in Moscow’s history since the Russian Revolution. Swiss photographer Didier Ruef has recalled coming under fire in Moscow, where “danger was felt in the air.”

Read the full interview on Radio Sputnik International website.

A newly married couple stands on the Red Square. Moscow, Russia. © 1993 Didier Ruef

[Radio Sputnik International – October 3rd, 2018]

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