The Soviet Union had not broken up would be if they were ruled by a President like Vladimir Putin. This was stated by the head of the Crimea Sergey Aksenov, RIA “Novosti”.

“I am personally deeply convinced: when the USSR broke up, if there was any other President would be Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin President, the Soviet Union would not have collapsed,” said Feldman.

According to the head of the Republic, Putin with his “perspectives on life”, and with “the understanding that I could do more” would not allow the USSR to disintegrate.

“no matter what Anyone said, whatever it said, I am personally deeply convinced that the role of personality in history and who controls the process, lead others, and we’re talking about Vladimir Putin, of course, be key,” concluded Sergey Aksenov.

As reported by “the Rambler”, the Soviet Union ceased to exist on 26 December 1991. At the head of the Soviet Union before the collapse of the country was Mikhail Gorbachev.