The attempted putsch of August 1991 was not far off.
Whether this would be achieved by popular uprising or a putsch by a few well placed individuals with Western backing has yet to be seen.
August 19, 1991, was the date of the anti-democratic putsch in Moscow.
In Caracas, the elected president is a Castroite who earlier attempted a beer-hall putsch and is busily immiserating his middle class.
Immediately rumours began to circulate that the blackout was part of a putsch against Estrada.
De Gaulle became president of France in 1958, following a putsch by French settlers and the military in Algeria.
Many of them participated actively in the failed putsch of August 1991.
The putsch was rounded off by the Turkish constitutional court which sanctioned the action of the military and banned Refah.
Not a few thought that the Herut might mount a putsch .
In fairness to those behind the alleged attempt at a Conservative putsch , they're not the first to try it hereabouts.