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De Klerk’s paradoxical presence

Although leaders of the reconciliation era accept South Africa's last white president, younger politicians are not as forgiving

How will Cyril use his Obama moment?

The president will be judged on how he navigates the turbulent political and economic headwinds

Russia rocked by renewed mass anti-Putin rally

Russia came to terms with its second mass opposition rally within a month which was even bigger and more sharply critical of strongman Vladimir Putin.

The earthquake still shaking the world

The cataclysmic collapse 20 years ago of the Soviet Union unleashed conflict, instability and poverty that are still felt today.

Gorbachev: ‘I should have quit sooner’

The former president of the Soviet Union looks back at his role in the Communist Party.

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.

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.

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