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 ...
Feb 9, 2011 ... For making difficult decisions and staying the course even when doing so was
unpopular, Mikhail Gorbachev has earned his place in history.
Mikhail Gorbachev was the first president of the Soviet Union, serving from 1990
to 1991. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Peace for his leadership role in ...
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Summary. Mikhail Gorbachev was a key figure in the collapse of the Soviet Union
and the end of the Cold War. His reformist policies brought about political and ...
Born into a peasant family in the Stavropol Region, it's highly unlikely anyone
expected Mikhail Gorbachev would become the last leader of the Soviet Union, ...
In 1985, when the first rumblings of this month's Great leader's thunder were first
... comment will tell you that our Great Leader this month is Mikhail Gorbachev, ...
In 1985, after three elderly leaders died in quick succession, Gorbachev, a
protégé of former Soviet leader Yuri Andropov, was appointed General Secretary
Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev was the leader of the Soviet Union (USSR) from
1985 until its collapse in December of 1991. Gorbachev trained as a lawyer at ...
Brezhnev, perceived as the tough, all powerful Communist leader of the Soviet
Union, ... Mikhail Gorbachev, unknown at the time, was very different from all his ...