The Battle of Moscow, was a battle during the The Baltic Wars which saw Anti-Soviet Resistance attacking government posts in Moscow.
The Anti-Soviet Resistance had made major gains and had a military equal in power, strength, and tactical intelligence, to the Soviet Union. The Resistance, however, began losing ground, when Soviet troops began returning to the Union to contain the situation. After losing in Minsk, the Resistance, hoped to turn the tide in their favor once again by striking the capital.
The Battle Begins
Moscow began rebelling against the Government on October 3, 1993, when protestors stormed the streets, demanding their independence from the tyrannical Soviet Union. Yeltsin, who had taken residency in Maryland, Broadcast a Special Message calling for the Collapse of the Soviet Union "Once and For All."
In the afternoon, Soviet tanks arrived to reinforce the Soviet Police and the KGB Forces who hoped to quiet the protests, which had been going on for days.
Russian troops fired on The advancing Soviet Forces and turned Moscow into a War Zone. Civilians began grabbing what they could and put an overwhelming amount of pressure on the forces.
Eventually, Russian Forces arrived, to reinforce the ground troops fighting the Soviets.
Shelling the White House
The decision to shell the Russian White House came from a rogue general, who felt that, the best way to weaken the Soviets, was to destroy the Kremlin.
The Burning White House attracted the attention of Western Journalists, who had been in the country, covering the battle.
The scarred parts of the Russian White House became a bleak symbol of what the Soviet Union had become, a shell of its older self. With fighting and Civil War plaguing the country, the State Committee on the State of Emergency, moved to Irkstuk, to discuss a peaceful settlement to the conflict.
Show of Force
The Russian Troops began pressing the Soviets on three fronts. The City was evacuated as millions fled for their lives to other parts of the country.
The Cities Northern, and Eastern Borders were under Russian Control, but Southern and Western Sectors were still under Soviet Rule. The Resistance controlled the cities to the East, while the Soviets controlled the Western Half of the country
Moscow Air Strikes
Russian MiGs were deployed to destroy the Muscovian stronghold held by the Soviet Union. The Soviets responded with air strikes, but were stretched thin as another Russian city was being attacked. Half of the City was controlled by the Soviets in a week while fighting continued across the entire area.
The Battle is Over
On October 12, 1993, the Soviet Union was on the verge of collapse. The Rebels were pushing the government out and the TV tower had been under Rebel Control. But, the tide changed during a battle near the outskirts. Soviet Forces, pushed back, received air support from above. Resistance hideouts were bombed, and the overwhelming force resulted in the resistance fleeing into the Kazakhstan Mountains.