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Two top quality frames with pictures of Honecker and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev catch our eye, in particular, and we joke about who would buy such a thing.
... gritty corner of California known for oilfields, cotton fields and air pollution. Lucrative fees have drawn Ronald Reagan, Mikhail Gorbachev, Benazir Bhutto, Henry Kissinger and a certain New York businessman to previous conferences. Trump did not ...
As a teenager, I loved S.I. Hayakawa's "Language in Thought and Action." Hayakawa was born in Canada of Japanese ancestry and grew up in the United States, during the anti-Japanese hysteria of World War II.
In 1991, the KGB was shut down during a fail coup by Boris Yeltsin to topple the then ruling Russian president Mikhail Gorbachev. However, "Politico" has made claims that Mr. Putin "allowed the FSB to absorb the pieces of the old KGB" and that later on ...
In less than three years, the USSR would be gone, dissolved by Mikhail Gorbachev, the eighth and final leader of the Soviet Union.

Midlands voters share their thoughts on the role of government and the 2016 presidential race. The World-Herald is asking a series of questions during this election season to get a better understanding of where voters stand and how they view the race.
Also today, Secretary-General Ban spoke at a seminar commemorating the 30th anniversary of the Summit between US president Ronald Reagan and Soviet General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev, which despite of failing to achieve its goals, provided a path ...
Santos now sends his diplomats back to Havana to try to renegotiate peace. If he can manage that he will be a worthy successor to the likes of Yitzhak Rabin and Yasser Arafat, Nelson Mandela, Mikhail Gorbachev and Martin Luther King. The prize may yet ...
Everyone knows that U.S. President Barack Obama was likened to former Soviet Union President Mikhail Gorbachev by the Conservatives, and that he was compared to Chamberlain, the architect of the appeasement.
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For except when Boris Yeltsin, the elected president of Russia in the Soviet Union's newly minted democracy, challenged Mikhail Gorbachev's right to rule Moscow as president of the Soviet Union in 1991, there has been no comparable challenge in the ...
Years ago, the iconic conservative Republican President Ronald Reagan urged Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev to "Tear down that wall" (referring to the Berlin Wall).
Naturally, this all happened just days before a scheduled summit between Secretary General Mikhail Gorbachev and President Ronald Reagan.
He says that he watched Mikhail Gorbachev meet Ronald Reagan on the White House lawn. He recalled living happily in a nice garden apartment near Capitol Hill, where his neighbors were congressmen and journalists and high-ranking aides who took ...
Fitzwater attended meetings which included Russian leader Mikhail Gorbachev as well as the Pope. When the Berlin Wall came down, Fitzwater said people from the Situation Room came to tell him people were "chipping away at the Berlin Wall," a symbol of ...
The death of Leonid Brezhnev in November 1982 was followed by that of his successor, Yuri Andropov, in February 1984, whose own successor Konstantin Chernenko was already ill and died in March 1985.

Today, hostility between the United States and Russia is more intense than any time since 1985, when Mikhail Gorbachev became leader of the Soviet Union.
The musician expressed this message in his pacifist song, "Russians," released the year Mikhail Gorbachev came to power in the Soviet Union.
Well, socialism, raw and red, is back on the menu just 25 years after we thought it had been laid to rest with Mikhail Gorbachev's dissolution of the USSR as a complete political and economic failure. And, in this country, 33 years after poor old ...
Now that reasoning sounds like a bad dream. It's by opening the borders, not by closing them, that the East German regime tries to avert collapse.
It was October 1985. In just a few weeks, Russia's Mikhail Gorbachev and then-U.S. president Ronald Reagan would meet in Geneva to quell threats of reducing the world to a nuclear wasteland.
When Pajitnov's handlers eventually sold the most lucrative rights to Rogers and Nintendo instead, Maxwell complained personally to his friend Mikhail Gorbachev. But the supreme leader had a few more important things on his mind in 1989, and gave ...
I've been playing a lot of the preview build for Civilization VI and I noticed a conspicuous lack of the Russian empire. 2K games has just revealed that the enlightened ruler will be making an appearance in the upcoming Civ, alongside the 10 rulers ...
... 1985 only to be told (by Gen Zia), "Baig, do you want a noose around my neck?" Gen Baig began being dubbed as "General Glasnost".
The ailing UK currency hit a new 31-year low Tuesday afternoon at around the 1.2740 mark and for those of you who have a hard time remembering the last time sterling was this low, Mikhail Gorbachev had just come to power in the Soviet Union and was ...
Twenty years later, Mikhail Gorbachev acknowledged concerns about the potential damage to Soviet reputation as one of the most important objections to withdrawing from Afghanistan.
YEREVAN, OCTOBER 5, ARMENPRESS. President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan received on October 5 the delegation led by the Vice-President of the German Bundestag Johannes Singhammer.
At the end, Jones says: "An American patriot, Ronald Reagan, once told Russian president Mikhail Gorbachev to 'tear down this wall,' to preserve democracy and secure safety and freedom for a nation.
Moscow - President Mikhail Gorbachev on Saturday announced sweeping cuts in nuclear weapons on land and sea that appeared to surpass President Bush's pledge to destroy many U.S.
This Friday, Kamvysi and her granny-corps will find out whether she'll become an official laureate alongside President Obama, Nelson Mandela and Mikhail Gorbachev. "I wish that Greece wins this prize, not just me," Kamvysi said, pledging if she wins to ...
The past is a different country - take the USSR during 1988 which was being convulsed as Mikhail Gorbachev's perestroika swept through the nation.
"This is the lowest point - it's the worst relationship - since, I would say, before Gorbachev came to power," she says, meaning all the way back to the 1980s, before Mikhail Gorbachev took over as the Soviet Union's head of state. But Stent is not ...
Vladimir Shevchenko was responsible for advising the presidents on matters of national and international diplomatic protocol. He created the modern protocol procedures for USSR President Mikhail Gorbachev, advanced it during Russian president Boris ...
He was one of a stellar line-up of speakers that included Mikhail Gorbachev, Jimmy Carter, Leah Rabin, Madame Jehan Sadat and Jack Kemp, all on the same day.
Kennan's warm feelings toward Russia were even known by Mikhail Gorbachev, who met Kennan in 1987 in Washington, D.C. and told him, "We in our country believe that a man may be the friend of another country and remain, at the same time, a loyal and ...
The unilateral nuclear withdrawals announced by President George H.W. Bush 25 years ago this week drew an eager response from Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev to produce what experts call "the most spontaneous and dramatic reversal" ever of the ...
DETAILS: Carol Urban and Richard Gilbert were Foreign Service officers assigned by the United States Information Agency to Moscow during the years of glasnost and perestroika, the Mikhail Gorbachev policies that brought dramatic change to Soviet ...
These are the eavesdropping holes King James IV had cut in the walls, and which had the KGB in a flat spin in 1984 when Mikhail Gorbachev was about to hold a conference at the castle. Every August the military tattoo, with the Scottish regiments on ...
Earlier in her career she partnered with Mikhail Gorbachev, Thabo Embeki, Vincente Fox, Margaret Thatcher, Jane Goodall and CNN for the launch of the state of the world Forum.
The medal was previously awarded to Mikhail Gorbachev and the Dalai Lama. "It's good company," Lewis quipped. But just a day after he was back to politicking with his visit to the Clinton campaign's newest office in the shopping center at 52nd Street ...
At their first summit meeting, President Reagan and Soviet General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev agreed that "a nuclear war cannot be won and must not be fought".
Its leader, Grigory Yavlinsky, who served as an economic adviser to Mikhail Gorbachev in the late nineteen-eighties, has been a mild critic of Putinism.
The agency was not reliably under control: The chairman of the KGB at the time, Vladimir Kryuchkov, had helped mastermind the military coup attempt aimed at overthrowing Mikhail Gorbachev that August. But new President Boris Yeltsin had no clear ideas ...
Appointed in 1989 by Communist Party boss Mikhail Gorbachev to run Kazakhstan when it was still controlled by Moscow, authoritarian Nazarbayev has clung on since independence to dominate the energy-rich nation for some 27 years.
As citizens began to question the policies of Mikhail Gorbachev's government so too did a group of pollsters led by Yury Levada, the godfather of Russian sociology.
Raisa Gorbachev, wife of the last Soviet leader, Mikhail Gorbachev, died at a German hospital after a battle with leukemia; she was 67.
President Ronald Reagan, a former Hollywood movie actor, worked with Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev, who grew up on a collective farm.
... and perhaps hopes that he'll be the American Gorbachev who will bring down the superpower," Alexei Makarkin, an analyst at the Center for Political Technologies in Moscow, said by phone, referring to Mikhail Gorbachev, whom many Russians accuse of ...
Prague/Moscow, Sept 16 (CTK) - Former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev expressed his extreme concern about the state of the world and called for efficient acts to reprieve it in his video message he sent to the Prague conference on security after the ...





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