glasnost


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a policy of the Soviet government allowing freer discussion of social problems

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Inspired by Britain's largest and most prolific music festival, Glasnost takes place over Glastonbury Festival weekend, and aims to offer Cardiff's live music community an alternative to Worthy Farm.
Glasnost quickly became one of The Moon's signature events, and definitely one of our favourites.
This was the period when Mikhail Gorbachev, having consolidated his authority within the Russian Communist Party, introduced the policies of glasnost (openness) and perestroika (restructuring).
Glasnost is often paired with Perestroika (literally: restructuring), another reform instituted by Gorbachev at the same time.
As you know from your own background, once you start a policy of glasnost, the path to freedom is irreversible.
He does this by offering fresh readings of many of the most important Russian (and Georgian and Armenian) movies from the mid-1980s on, pictures ranging from Tengiz Abuladze's glasnost blockbuster Repentance (Pokaianie/Monanieba, 1984) to Sergei Loznitsa's cerebral documentary on the siege of Leningrad, The Blockade (Blokada, 2006).
Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev introduces elements of democracy, including glasnost (a policy of "openness" in public discussions).
The former president -- famed for his reformist glasnost and perestroika policies that transformed the face of the Soviet Union in the late 1980s -- made his remarks before appearing at the MENA Cristal Festival in Kfardebian, where he is due to receive an award.
He really deserves credit for having the vision for Perestroika and Glasnost and being smart enough in trying to start a series of events that encouraged the U.
The changes they brought prepared the way for Gorbachev's glasnost (openness) and other reforms, and the end of the Cold War.
Glasnost attempts to detect whether your Internet access provider is performing application-specific traffic shaping.
5 Which Russian leader gave us Glasnost and Perestroika?
But with the advent of glasnost and the increasing availability in the East of authentic American rock records, Reed's fans defected en masse.
Over the years it has been reported in various media outlets that in 1989, Mikail Gorbachev told the Politburo: "Gentlemen, comrades, do not be concerned about all you hear about glasnost and perestroika and democracy in the coming years.
Inspired by glasnost in 1988, he recorded an album of rock oldies for a Soviet label under a title roughly translated as ``Back in the USSR.