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Mikhail Gorbachev

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The End of History, Part II

Wall Street Journal
President Reagan's challenge to Soviet Premier Mikhail Gorbachev remains one of the most dramatic calls for freedom in our time. Thus I was heartened to find a passage from Reagan's speech on the sample of the new Advanced Placement U.S. history ...

1989 Time Person Of The Year Winner Mikhail Gorbachev News

Kremlin says Russians are drinking less and exercising more. Are they?

Yahoo News
But Putin has purposely avoided the forceful approach used by the last Soviet leader, Mikhail Gorbachev, who saw public health statistics improve drastically after he completely banned the sale of alcoholic drinks in the Soviet Union. But Mr. Gorbachev ...

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Gorbachev's Democracy Died With Boris Nemtsov

The Moscow Times
The murder of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov was a reminder — if anyone needed it — that the transition to democracy in Russia has failed. That transition began 30 years ago, on March 10, 1985, when Mikhail Gorbachev was appointed general secretary ...

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On perestroika today

Russia and India Report
It is now 30 years since Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev began the process of perestroika in the USSR, launching a chain of events that eventually ended with the collapse of the Soviet Union. In an RIR exclusive, Gorbachev shares his thoughts on ...

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