Sliding toward a new Cold War
New York Times
The other current has been the neo-Westernizer, which re-exerted itself strongly during the Mikhail Gorbachev years and gave rise to his world-transforming ideas and ideals. In contrast to the neo-Slavophile current that is anti-Western, this liberal ...
USSR offers a cautionary tale for U.S.
Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier
When one of the top aides to Mikhail Gorbachev offered me his car and driver after our meeting, we both knew the driver would take me to my next appointment, then confiscate the auto for his personal use for the rest of the day. Everyone was guaranteed ...
Russian cargo ship docks at International Space Station
Russian cosmonauts Gennady Padalka and Mikhail Kornienko and US astronaut Scott Kelly are part of the Expedition 44 currently in space, to be joined by three more people later this month. Commander Padalka is scheduled to return to Earth in November ...
Fulton museum offers world-class exhibits
Columbia Daily Tribune
... prominent leaders, including: U.S. presidents Ronald Reagan, Gerald Ford and George H.W. Bush; British prime ministers Edward Heath, Margaret Thatcher and Sir John Major; President Lech Walesa of Poland and Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev.