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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named Mikhail Gorbachev as a person possibly having knowledge of the circumstances of the case that is being heard by the court.
They say that November 4, 1991, the directorate for supervision over the execution of law on state security under the USSR Prosecutor's General Office filed a case against USSR President Mikhail Gorbachev.
Mikhail Gorbachev was the first and the last president of the Soviet Union.
October 7: During a visit to East Berlin, Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev indirectly urges reform; thousands demonstrate against the East German regime in the first of a series of protests that grow to rally of one million people on November 4.
GERMAN Chancellor Angela Merkel and former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev crossed a former fortified border to cheers as Germans recalled the night 20 years ago that the Berlin Wall gave way to their desire for freedom.
What name was given to the policy of restructuring announced by Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev in 1985?
Previous recipients of the Tipperary Peace Award include Nelson Mandela, Mikhail Gorbachev and Bill Clinton.
1988 Mikhail Gorbachev was appointed President of the USSR.
1986: Nuclear weapons negotiations between Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev opened.
Hence, when the KGB was ordered dissolved and its chairman, General Vladimir Kryuchkov, was arrested in 1991 after attempting to overthrow "liberal reformer" Mikhail Gorbachev in the failed "August Coup," many people in the West were only too willing to pop the champagne corks and start celebrating our supposed victory over the Evil Empire.
Soviet Premier Mikhail Gorbachev launches a program of economic and political reforms called perestroika (or "restructuring").
Former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev, on a speaking tour on behalf of his environmental group, appealed Wednesday to Los Angeles leaders to join in his call for an international conference on global warming and clean water.
New York -- Austin Ruse, president of the Catholic : Family and Human Rights Institute (C-Fam), issued a warning in November of 2005 that United Nations radicals, along with Mikhail Gorbachev and Maurice Strong, the Canadian billionaire socialist and friend of Paul Martin, Prime Minister of Canada, plan to replace Christianity with "Earth Worship.
If Putin believes that the dissolution of the Soviet Union into fifteen independent states represents the "greatest geopolitical catastrophe of the century," then it follows that Putin might well believe he should do something to repair the loss occasioned by his predecessors Boris Yeltsin and Mikhail Gorbachev.
FORMER Soviet Leader Mikhail Gorbachev may be returning to Ireland - this time to check our water wells