-Nicolae Ceausescu: Bucharest meeting, and court martial.
-Elena Ceausescu: court martial.
-Mikhail Gorbachev: "we are a country of many nationalities", "who knows where it might lead", "unconstitutional coup", and "it's disgraceful" statements.
-James Baker: 1990 "difficulty on the part of the Soviet Union" statement.
-Eduard Shevardnadze: "a dictatorship is approaching" statement.
-Jonathan Mann: "Mikhail Gorbachev is out of office" CNN newscast.
-George H. Bush: statement about Gorbachev situation, and "that confrontation is now over" speech.
-Boris Yeltsin: "let's stand firm", and "tricolor as the national flag" statements.
-Gennadi Yenayev: Soviet State of Emergency statement.