Remember Mathias Rust? German pilot proud of Red Square flight 25 years on.



German pilot proud of Red Square flight 25 years on (via AFP)

A German aviator who stunned the Kremlin in May 1987 by landing near Red Square said he helped bring about change in the Soviet Union, in an interview published Monday on the 25th anniversary of his flight. Mathias Rust, 43, told Russian mass-circulation newspaper Komsomolskaya Pravda he flew to Moscow…