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an economic policy adopted in the former Soviet Union

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Like Acolyte, Perestroika is on an upward curve and an 8lb rise for a fourlength romp at Windsor last time is fully merited.
Comparing reform processes in East-Central European countries in the late 1980s, we must admit that Czechoslovak perestroika was rather bashful.
After becoming the Soviet president in 1985, Gorbachev pursued the policies of Glasnost (openness) and Perestroika as tools of reform, which have been credited to be the catalysts for collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991.
A rare account of the collapse of the Soviet Union as experienced by five members of the last generation of Soviet children, Robin Hessman's My Perestroika has its national broadcast premiere on Tuesday, June 28, 2011 at 10 p.
perestroika (per-uh-STROY-kuh) (n): "restructuring" in Russian; in this case, economic and governmental reform
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 former USSR President accused Europe and America of a failure to understand Russia since he started his glasnost and perestroika reforms of the Soviet Union almost a quarter of a century ago.
The Perestroika era in the Soviet Union effectively ended Communism and the existence of the country known as the USSR.
The exhibition revisited and solidified the gallery's own role in bringing this work to New York during perestroika (in a manner similar to its 2006 exhibition "Artists Against the State: Perestroika Revisited"), and, considered in the light of the recent Sots Art exhibition that traveled from Moscow to Paris, it reasserted the significance of the Peppers, who have not shown actively since the early '90s.
Unfortunately, both of these men were opposed by powerful forces in their governments who wanted to believe in and embrace the perestroika deception.
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.
Russia has muddled from shoe-banging grumps like Nikita Khrushchev in the time of the Soviet Union to perestroika and the oft-imbibing Boris Yeltsin.
Singer/ lyricist Eugene Hutz says he's on a cultural crusade to build a bridge between Gypsy music, rock'n'roll and other brands of rebel music, from Flamenco to the perestroika punk that blossomed in Eastern Europe during the mid-'80s.
The Berlin Wall was standing tall while, in the Soviet Union, Mikhail Gorbachev had just presented proposals for perestroika.
Some of the creative dishes featured within its pages include Cranberry Orange Relish, Tempeh Pate, Butternut Squash and Lemon Grass Bisque, Perestroika (Russian Salad), Thai Slaw, Korean Tacos, Puff Pastry Pot Pies, Carrot Cake with Dream Cheese Frosting, Key Lime Parfait, Pineapple Upside Down Cake, and Palm Desert Date Shake.