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Definition of the noun mikhail gorbachev

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  1. Soviet statesman whose foreign policy brought an end to the Cold War and whose domestic policy introduced major reforms (born in 1931)


Who is Mikhail Gorbachev?

Mikhail Gorbachev: Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev is a former Soviet statesman. He was the eighth and last leader of the Soviet Union, having served as General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union from 1985 until 1991, and as the country's head of state from 1988 until its dissolution in 1991. He was the only general secretary in the history of the Soviet Union to have been born after the October Revolution.


Mikhail Gorbachev is a fictional character from the film Reykjavik.


"Mikhail Gorbachev" is a book by Michel Tatu.

  • also known as "Mikhail Gorbachev: the origins of perestroika"

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Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Moldova (2007)

by Andrei Brezianu, Vlad Spânu

Mikhail Gorbachev initiated a program of reforms including a democratization of the political process through the policies of glasnost and perestroika and a wide array of measures calling for economic, political, and so— cial change that ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Cold War Espionage, Spies, and Secret Operations (2013)

by R. C. S. Trahair, Robert L. Miller

leadership October Mikhail Gorbachev appears to want negotiations with West; Richard Miller arrested for espionage in Los Angeles with Svetlana Ogorod- nikov ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the Cold War (2017)

by Joseph Smith, Simon Davis

Mikhail Gorbachev and the End of Soviet Power. New York: St . Martin's Press, 1993. Pankin, Boris. The Last Hundred Days of the Soviet Union.

Google previewChildren's Illustrated Encyclopedia (2016)

by DK

New Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev introduced a group of reforms known as perestroika (economic reform) and glasnost ...

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Small photo of NEW YORK - Dec 6: A wax figure of Mikhail Gorbachev is seen on display at Madame Tussauds on December 6, 2013 in New York City.Small photo of Birzebbuga, Malta January 7, 2015: Monument in memory of the Summit held in Malta between U.S. President George H. W. Bush and U.S.S.R. leader Mikhail Gorbachev in 1990.Small photo of NEW YORK, USA - SEP 22, 2015: Mikhail Gorbachev in Madame Tussaud wax museum, TImes Square, New York City. Marie Tussaud was born as Marie Grosholtz in 1761Small photo of NEW YORK - Dec 6: A wax figure of Mikhail Gorbachev is seen on display at Madame Tussauds on December 6, 2013 in New York City.Small photo of DAGESTAN - CIRCA 2001: A stamp printed in Republic of Dagestan shows Mikhail Gorbachev, circa 2001Small photo of GUYANA - CIRCA 1999: a postage stamp printed in Guyana showing an image of Mikhail Gorbachev, circa 1999.Small photo of MOSCOW - NOVEMBER 13: The first President of USSR Mikhail Gorbachev presents his book With myself in Moscow House of Books, November 13, 2012 in Moscow, Russia. More...

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It would be naive to think that the problems plaguing mankind today can be solved with means and methods which were applied or seemed to work in the past... (Mikhail Gorbachev)
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