Gorbachev Era · Revolutions of 1989 · Dissolution of the Soviet Union. Leader of
the Soviet Union. ← Chernenko; Last leader ...
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.
Jan 23, 2016 ... But Gorbachev's youthful energy and enthusiasm gave the Soviet Union hope
that a new generation of leaders geared toward positive change ...
Gorbachev The Leader AUTHOR - Major David J. Pyle, USA CSC 1989
SUBJECT AREA - Foreign Policy EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Title Gorbachev the
In 1985, after three elderly leaders died in quick succession, Gorbachev, a
protégé of former Soviet leader Yuri Andropov, was appointed General Secretary
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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 ...
Within five years, Gorbachev's revolutionary program swept communist ...
Gorbachev stepped onto the world stage in March 1985 as the new leader of the
Jun 11, 2015 ... Gorbachev quickly set about consolidating his personal power in the Soviet
leadership. His primary domestic goal was to resuscitate the ...