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The Siege of the White House in Photos

This week marks the anniversary of the 1993 upheaval in Russia, when Boris Yeltsin order troops to storm parliament. Slate is running an excellent photo essay that I recommend to readers. revolution10023.jpg MOSCOW—The partially burnt out White House (Parliament building), which was stormed by troops loyal to President Yeltsin, as armored units were preparing to pull out, Oct. 6, 1993. (© Abbas / Magnum Photos) revolution1002.jpg (© Abbas / Magnum Photos) revolution10022.jpg (© Abbas / Magnum Photos)