Poll: What is The Most Important Event Of Past Decade

RosBusinessConsulting conducted a computer poll on October 19-20 and asked its readers a question, " What was the most important event of the past decade?" All in all, 5718 people took part in the poll, news agency RBC informs. 3859 respondents (66%) said the collapse of the USSR was the most important event of the past decade, 711 respondents (13%) named the case of Monica Lewinsky, while 434 participants of the poll (8%) chose the Chechen war. 238 respondents (4%) named the crisis of August 1998, and 203 respondents (3%) chose the coup in Russia in August 1991. Only 85 respondents (2%) named the NATO operation in Kosovo. Other events were chosen by less then 3% of respondents. 88 participants of the poll (2%) were undecided.