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 Putin resigned with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel on 20 August 1991,[43] on the second day of 1991 Soviet coup d'état attempt against Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev.[44] Putin said: 'As soon as the coup began, I immediately decided which side I was on', although he also noted that the choice was hard because he had spent the best part of his life with 'the organs'.[45] In 1999, Putin described communism as 'a blind alley,  far away from the mainstream of civilization'.[46]  

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