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Synonyms for Gorbachev

Soviet statesman whose foreign policy brought an end to the Cold War and whose domestic policy introduced major reforms (born in 1931)

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If we do not get rid of them, sooner or later they will be used," Gorbachev told Der Spiegel when asked whether a nuclear-free world could be achieved now.
The Mail's report on Gorbachev discusses the official's warning about fearing "terrible consequences" in the long run.
Gorbachev spoke at an event marking the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, close to the city's Brandenburg Gate.
Gorbachev spoke yesterday at an event marking the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, near the city's Brandenburg Gate.
Gorbachev said the West should lift sanctions imposed on officials in Russia over its actions in eastern Ukraine.
In November 1991, a criminal proceeding was launched against Gorbachev, but the charges were dropped on the next day.
Gorbachev, the last president of the Soviet Union, and Nobel Peace Prize winner, spoke at a session at the International Government Communication Forum, where he was the guest of honour.
Gorbachev clarified, in a statement on newspaper Novaya Gazeta's website, that some people were trying to use their sites to catch people's attention or fulfilling the orders of some authority by declaring him dead, Stuff.
The Russian prosecutor's office stated that it would be harmful to public order in Russia, Russia's security and, in general, to the interests of the Russian Federation," Slapsinskas said about the refusal of the Russian side to cooperate in questioning Gorbachev.
BERLIN: Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev, whose reforms emphasizing change and openness helped lead to the fall of Communism, says he sees today's protests in Egypt as "well-grounded and of vital importance.
THE stars came out for a gala bash organised by the wife of former Soviet president Mikhail Gorbachev.
The Gorbachev Awards have been set up by the former Soviet leader, who won a Nobel Peace Prize in 1992, to mark his 80th birthday earlier this month.
MOSCOW, March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On the eve of his 80th Birthday, Mikhail Gorbachev announces the establishment of The Mikhail Gorbachev Award "The Man Who Changed the World", which will mark the outstanding achievements of individuals whose contribution to the development of global civilization, culture, social science and technology has changed the world we live in for the better.