Mikhail Gorbachev

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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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Putin has about a month as president and Bush less than 9 to solve all these problems most of which Bush`s father and Putin`s grand predecessor Mikhail Gorbachov promised to solve almost two decades ago.
Glasnost ( openness ( was introduced by former president Mikhail Gorbachov, which later splintered the former USSR and 14 other independent republics but in recent years the country's economy has flourished ( with an average growth of more than 6% each year under the leadership of Vladimir Putin.
The key factor was the rivalry between Gorbachov and Yeltsin and behind this underlying problems in the economy, in government and in the rise of the republics.
Gorbachov a couple of years later that acted as the Soviet regime's coup de grace.
PAnd in the 4x400 metres women's semi-final relay he got Birmingham's very own Katharine Merry mixed up with a Russian lass who looked strangely like Mikhail Gorbachov.
They wanted to keep reformers in power in Russia and to that end saw advantages in giving Presidents Gorbachov and Yeltsin the international prestige that came with being part of the G8 discussions.
Similarly is Gorbachov by not freeing Muslim State from the "Union" and so is India by invading Sri Lanka and Kashmir.
They are: Signified, Connecting Flight, Hades Chariot, Metro Manila Aide, Gorbachov, The Buizniez, Vacancy in 305, Tied Up, Crash Ambers Party, Sensorites, Elevators, Foeism and Killaflaw.
It was in a pounds 50 million mansion and the guest list included a few hundred estate agents, a few footballers and number of actors - and President Gorbachov.
Glasnost - openness - was introduced by former president Mikhail Gorbachov, which later splintered the former USSR and 14 other independent republics but in recent years the country's economy has flourished - with an average growth of more than 6% each year under the leadership of Vladimir Putin.