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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United efforts of three visionary leaders from three countries -- Helmut Kohl of Germany, Ronald Regan of USA and Mikhael Gorbachev of the USSR -- made the mighty wall to fall.
Fiennes is also a UNICEF ambassador and has lent his support to other causes such as Artists Against Racism and the Raisa Gorbachev Foundation, launched in 1999 by former Soviet leader Mikhael Gorbachev to tackle child cancer following the death of his wife, Raisa, from leukemia.
Was Mikhael Gorbachev on target when he said, at three separate press conferences at the RIO+5 Conference in Rio de Janeiro, in 1997: "The Ten Commandments are out of date.
Other guests at the event included former head of the Soviet Union of old, Mikhael Gorbachev; former South African president F.W.