Mikhail Gorbachev

 
How will Cyril use his Obama moment?
How will Cyril use his Obama moment?
Between unrealistic Ramaphoria and unreasonable Ramapessimism, what is the rational basis for evaluating the progress or otherwise of South...
Russia rocked by renewed mass anti-Putin rally
Russia rocked by renewed mass anti-Putin rally
Russia on Sunday came to terms with its second mass opposition rally within a month which was even bigger and more sharply critical of strongman...
The earthquake still shaking the world
The earthquake still shaking the world
The cataclysmic collapse 20 years ago of the Soviet Union, an empire which bound republics from Europe to Asia for seven decades, unleashed...
Gorbachev: 'I should have quit sooner'
Gorbachev: 'I should have quit sooner'
Politicians rarely admit mistakes, but Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev always was in a different class. So it is not surprising that, as he looked...
Gorbachev tells Putin not to run for president
Gorbachev tells Putin not to run for president
Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev marked his 80th birthday on Wednesday by advising Vladimir Putin against running for president and warning...
Gorbachev 'proud' of role in fall of Berlin Wall
Gorbachev 'proud' of role in fall of Berlin Wall
Mikhail Gorbachev said on Tuesday that he was proud of his role in the fall of the Berlin Wall 20 years ago, defending himself against Russian...
Gorbachev: Democracy in Russia 'a mockery'
Gorbachev: Democracy in Russia 'a mockery'
The last Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev on Monday launched a bitter attack on the state of democracy in Russia, saying elections had turned into a...
Chief rival of Gorbachev in 1980s dead at 85
Chief rival of Gorbachev in 1980s dead at 85
Grigory Romanov, a Politburo member who had been seen as the chief rival of Mikhail Gorbachev to become Soviet leader in the mid-1980s, has died,...
Chess champion Kasparov freed from Russian jail
Chess champion Kasparov freed from Russian jail
Former chess champion turned Kremlin critic Garry Kasparov was freed from jail on Thursday and warned that Russia is sliding toward dictatorship...
Putin is Time magazine's person of the year
Putin is Time magazine's person of the year
Time magazine named Russian President Vladimir Putin its person of the year for 2007 on Wednesday, saying he had returned his country from...
At Google, Obama talks of shared experience
At Google, Obama talks of shared experience
Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama told Google employees on Wednesday his meteoric rise in politics mirrored the company's emergence as...

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