As of 9 a.m. Moscow time on Friday, 172 former hostages are still in Moscow hospitals. Among them are 6 children.
RIA Novosti was told at the Moscow Health Committee on Friday that during the past 24 hours 9 patients were discharged from the city's hospitals.
The state of 9 more people is still grave, noted the committee.
Gorbachev was not isolated from the world during the days of the State Emergency Committee. Gorbachev could be contacted via secret communication channels, and he was perfectly aware of what was going on
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