Mikhail Gorbachev

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SkyHi Daily News
Hamilton: Brit Hume is backnewspaper. For example, in December, 1990, when Soviet Vice President Gennady Y
Hamilton: Brit Hume is back
SkyHi Daily News / Posted 4 hours ago
newspaper. For example, in December, 1990, when Soviet Vice President Gennady Yanayev led a coup to overthrow Mikhail Gorbachev, my then USA Today editor, Sid Hurlburt, recalled that my wife and I had, a couple of years earlier,... Read more
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Kingston Daily Freeman
Starr Library in Rhinebeck presents program on Gorbachev Years in Soviet Union on Oct. 18officers assigned by the United States Information Agency to Moscow during the
Starr Library in Rhinebeck presents program on Gorbachev Years in Soviet Union on Oct. 18
Kingston Daily Freeman / Posted 15 hours ago
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 society and foreshadowed the dissolution of the Soviet... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
‘God help us’: The many ways Republican stalwarts word their anti-Trump positionsHillary Clinton. George P. Shultz, right, stands next to his boss, President R
‘God help us’: The many ways Republican stalwarts word their anti-Trump positions
The Globe and Mail / Posted yesterday
Hillary Clinton. George P. Shultz, right, stands next to his boss, President Ronald Reagan, as they meet Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev at the Kremlin in Moscow in 1988. The former U.S. secretary of state is one of many high-profile... Read more
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WA Today
Clive Palmer bares his teeth for the Doggiescandidate for president. The Phoenix Business Journal reports that Trujillo re
Clive Palmer bares his teeth for the Doggies
WA Today / Posted yesterday
candidate for president. The Phoenix Business Journal reports that Trujillo reflected on when Ronald Reagan told Mikhail Gorbachev to tear down the Berlin Wall, and he couldn't understand why anyone would want to build another one. "It's... Read more
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The Age
Clive Palmer bares his teeth for the Doggiescandidate for president. The Phoenix Business Journal reports that Trujillo re
Clive Palmer bares his teeth for the Doggies
The Age / Posted yesterday
candidate for president. The Phoenix Business Journal reports that Trujillo reflected on when Ronald Reagan told Mikhail Gorbachev to tear down the Berlin Wall, and he couldn't understand why anyone would want to build another one. "It's... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Clive Palmer bares his teeth for the Doggiescandidate for president. The Phoenix Business Journal reports that Trujillo re
Clive Palmer bares his teeth for the Doggies
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
candidate for president. The Phoenix Business Journal reports that Trujillo reflected on when Ronald Reagan told Mikhail Gorbachev to tear down the Berlin Wall, and he couldn't understand why anyone would want to build another one. "It's... Read more
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Canberra Times
Clive Palmer bares his teeth for the Doggiescandidate for president. The Phoenix Business Journal reports that Trujillo re
Clive Palmer bares his teeth for the Doggies
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
candidate for president. The Phoenix Business Journal reports that Trujillo reflected on when Ronald Reagan told Mikhail Gorbachev to tear down the Berlin Wall, and he couldn't understand why anyone would want to build another one. "It's... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Clive Palmer bares his teeth for the Doggiescandidate for president. The Phoenix Business Journal reports that Trujillo re
Clive Palmer bares his teeth for the Doggies
Brisbane Times / Posted yesterday
candidate for president. The Phoenix Business Journal reports that Trujillo reflected on when Ronald Reagan told Mikhail Gorbachev to tear down the Berlin Wall, and he couldn't understand why anyone would want to build another one. "It's... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Shimon Peres: Israeli hawk turned Nobel peace laureatewas particularly lauded abroad, and his lavish 80th birthday party was attended
Shimon Peres: Israeli hawk turned Nobel peace laureate
The Borneo Post / Posted yesterday
was particularly lauded abroad, and his lavish 80th birthday party was attended by ex-presidents Bill Clinton and Mikhail Gorbachev. Film director Woody Allen sent greetings “from a bad Jew to a very great Jew.” He once confided that the... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Shimon Peres: Israeli hawk turned Nobel peace laureatewas particularly lauded abroad, and his lavish 80th birthday party was attended
Shimon Peres: Israeli hawk turned Nobel peace laureate
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted yesterday
was particularly lauded abroad, and his lavish 80th birthday party was attended by ex-presidents Bill Clinton and Mikhail Gorbachev. Film director Woody Allen sent greetings "from a bad Jew to a very great Jew." He once confided that the... Read more
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asianage
Former Israeli President Shimon Peres dead at 93was particularly lauded abroad, and his lavish 80th birthday party was attended
Former Israeli President Shimon Peres dead at 93
asianage / Posted yesterday
was particularly lauded abroad, and his lavish 80th birthday party was attended by ex-presidents Bill Clinton and Mikhail Gorbachev. Film director Woody Allen sent greetings "from a bad Jew to a very great Jew." He once confided that the... Read more
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Newsmax
Israeli Ex-President Shimon Peres Dieswas particularly lauded abroad, and his lavish 80th birthday party was attended
Israeli Ex-President Shimon Peres Dies
Newsmax / Posted yesterday
was particularly lauded abroad, and his lavish 80th birthday party was attended by ex-presidents Bill Clinton and Mikhail Gorbachev. Film director Woody Allen sent greetings "from a bad Jew to a very great Jew." He once confided that the... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Shimon Peres: The Israeli hawk who turned Nobel peace laureatewas particularly lauded abroad, and his lavish 80th birthday party was attended
Shimon Peres: The Israeli hawk who turned Nobel peace laureate
Hindustantimes.com / Posted yesterday
was particularly lauded abroad, and his lavish 80th birthday party was attended by ex-presidents Bill Clinton and Mikhail Gorbachev. Film director Woody Allen sent greetings “from a bad Jew to a very great Jew.” He once confided that the... Read more
926 related stories
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Rappler
Shimon Peres: Israeli statesman, Nobel peace laureateis particularly lauded abroad, and his lavish 80th birthday party was attended
Shimon Peres: Israeli statesman, Nobel peace laureate
Rappler / Posted yesterday
is particularly lauded abroad, and his lavish 80th birthday party was attended by ex-presidents Bill Clinton and Mikhail Gorbachev. Film director Woody Allen sent greetings "from a bad Jew to a very great Jew." He once confided that the... Read more
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Raw Story
Here is what Hillary Clinton needs to say at the presidential debateClinton. She needs to convince people who aren’t in her social circles that she
Here is what Hillary Clinton needs to say at the presidential debate
Raw Story / Posted 3 days ago
Clinton. She needs to convince people who aren’t in her social circles that she’s prepared to be an American version of Mikhail Gorbachev: Somebody who has done what she needed to do to convince capitalism’s commissars to put her in power and is... Read more
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express
'USSR should NOT have been destroyed' Putin's longing for return of the Soviet UnionTanks roll across Red Square echoing the former Soviet era The Soviet Union wa
'USSR should NOT have been destroyed' Putin's longing for return of the Soviet Union
express / Posted 5 days ago
Tanks roll across Red Square echoing the former Soviet era The Soviet Union was dissolved on Boxing Day 1991 after Mikhail Gorbachev, the eighth and final president, declared his office extinct and handed power to Russian President Boris... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Reagan auction items sell for 10 times estimate in New Yorkhave particular significance because of Reagan's 1987 speech in West Berlin, in
Reagan auction items sell for 10 times estimate in New York
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
have particular significance because of Reagan's 1987 speech in West Berlin, in which he famously urged then-Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev to "tear down this wall." Nancy Reagan died in March of congestive heart failure at the age of 94, 12... Read more
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Reuters
Anti-Trump campaigners tear down cardboard wall at Brandenburg Gatewas staged in front of the Brandenburg Gate, near the place where U.S. presiden
Anti-Trump campaigners tear down cardboard wall at Brandenburg Gate
Reuters / Posted 6 days ago
was staged in front of the Brandenburg Gate, near the place where U.S. president Ronald Reagan publicly urged Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev in 1987 to "tear down this wall". Holding red and blue placards saying "Stop Trump" and "Tear Down Trump's... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Activists in Germany rally against Donald TrumpBrandenburg Gate, not far from the spot where former President Ronald Reagan on
Activists in Germany rally against Donald Trump
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 6 days ago
Brandenburg Gate, not far from the spot where former President Ronald Reagan once famously called for Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev to "tear down this wall." The ersatz wall carried an image of Trump and the message: "United to Stop... Read more
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WDIO Duluth
Activists in Germany Rally Against Donald TrumpBrandenburg Gate, not far from the spot where former President Ronald Reagan on
Activists in Germany Rally Against Donald Trump
WDIO Duluth / Posted 6 days ago
Brandenburg Gate, not far from the spot where former President Ronald Reagan once famously called for Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev to "tear down this wall." The ersatz wall carried an image of Trump and the message: "United to Stop... Read more
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CBC.ca
Prince William, Kate in Canada: More than just photo opsways," says Mark Borkowski, a British public relations expert who has worked wi
Prince William, Kate in Canada: More than just photo ops
CBC.ca / Posted 6 days ago
ways," says Mark Borkowski, a British public relations expert who has worked with everyone from Michael Jackson to Mikhail Gorbachev. "Everything seems to be very modern in Canada in terms of how it looks at things."'Modern... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Everything you think you know about Reagan is wrongReagan also negotiated with his enemies. Most famously, he forged a partnership
Everything you think you know about Reagan is wrong
Dallas Morning News / Posted 7 days ago
Reagan also negotiated with his enemies. Most famously, he forged a partnership with the Soviets and their new man, Mikhail Gorbachev, that went a long way toward defusing superpower tensions that had reached dangerous levels, due in part to... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Putin has finally reincarnated the KGBchairman of the KGB at the time, Vladimir Kryuchkov, had helped mastermind the
Putin has finally reincarnated the KGB
Chicago Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
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 about just how he wanted to reform the KGB,... Read more
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iol.co.za
Wander the wonders of Britain’s royal abodesThese are the eavesdropping holes King James IV had cut in the walls, and which
Wander the wonders of Britain’s royal abodes
iol.co.za / Posted 7 days ago
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... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Last Soviet boss standing, Kazakh leader still lacks heirleader to still be in charge of one of the countries that emerged from the USSR
Last Soviet boss standing, Kazakh leader still lacks heir
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 7 days ago
leader to still be in charge of one of the countries that emerged from the USSR. 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... Read more
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Dundas Star News
Putin has finally reincarnated the KGBchairman of the KGB at the time, Vladimir Kryuchkov, had helped mastermind the
Putin has finally reincarnated the KGB
Dundas Star News / Posted 7 days ago
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 about just how he wanted to reform the KGB,... Read more
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Business Insider
Putin has finally reincarnated the KGBchairman of the KGB at the time, Vladimir Kryuchkov, had helped mastermind the
Putin has finally reincarnated the KGB
Business Insider / Posted 8 days ago
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 about just how he wanted to reform the KGB,... Read more
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Southwest Daily News
Today in HIstory, Sept. 20: Billie Jean King defeats Bobby Riggs in 1973James Byrd Jr. in Jasper, Texas. (Brewer was executed on Sept. 21, 2011.) Raisa
Today in HIstory, Sept. 20: Billie Jean King defeats Bobby Riggs in 1973
Southwest Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
James Byrd Jr. in Jasper, Texas. (Brewer was executed on Sept. 21, 2011.) Raisa Gorbachev, wife of the last Soviet leader, Mikhail Gorbachev, died at a German hospital after a battle with leukemia; she was 67. In 2000, Independent Counsel Robert... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Today in HistoryJames Byrd Jr. in Jasper, Texas. (Brewer was executed on Sept. 21, 2011.) Raisa
Today in History
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 9 days ago
James Byrd Jr. in Jasper, Texas. (Brewer was executed on Sept. 21, 2011.) Raisa Gorbachev, wife of the last Soviet leader, Mikhail Gorbachev, died at a German hospital after a battle with leukemia; she was 67. In 2000, Independent Counsel Robert... Read more
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Southwest Daily News
Today in HIstory, Sept. 20: Billy Jean King defeats Bobby Riggs in 1973James Byrd Jr. in Jasper, Texas. (Brewer was executed on Sept. 21, 2011.) Raisa
Today in HIstory, Sept. 20: Billy Jean King defeats Bobby Riggs in 1973
Southwest Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
James Byrd Jr. in Jasper, Texas. (Brewer was executed on Sept. 21, 2011.) Raisa Gorbachev, wife of the last Soviet leader, Mikhail Gorbachev, died at a German hospital after a battle with leukemia; she was 67. In 2000, Independent Counsel Robert... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
This day in history, Sept. 20, 2016James Byrd Jr. in Jasper, Texas. (Brewer was executed on Sept. 21, 2011.) Raisa
This day in history, Sept. 20, 2016
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
James Byrd Jr. in Jasper, Texas. (Brewer was executed on Sept. 21, 2011.) Raisa Gorbachev, wife of the last Soviet leader, Mikhail Gorbachev, died at a German hospital after a battle with leukemia; she was 67. In 2000, Independent Counsel Robert... Read more
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Daily Herald
Today in HistoryJames Byrd Jr. in Jasper, Texas. (Brewer was executed on Sept. 21, 2011.) Raisa
Today in History
Daily Herald / Posted 9 days ago
James Byrd Jr. in Jasper, Texas. (Brewer was executed on Sept. 21, 2011.) Raisa Gorbachev, wife of the last Soviet leader, Mikhail Gorbachev, died at a German hospital after a battle with leukemia; she was 67. In 2000, Independent Counsel Robert... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Today in HistoryJames Byrd Jr. in Jasper, Texas. (Brewer was executed on Sept. 21, 2011.) Raisa
Today in History
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 9 days ago
James Byrd Jr. in Jasper, Texas. (Brewer was executed on Sept. 21, 2011.) Raisa Gorbachev, wife of the last Soviet leader, Mikhail Gorbachev, died at a German hospital after a battle with leukemia; she was 67. In 2000, Independent Counsel Robert... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
In Russian media, Trump's the onesuperpower," Alexei Makarkin, an analyst at the Center for Political Technologi
In Russian media, Trump's the one
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
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 causing the collapse of the Soviet Union. "They all agree that Hillary... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Renowned head trauma physician delivers keynote lecture at Hancock Symposiumnotables such as British prime ministers Margaret Thatcher and Winston Churchil
Renowned head trauma physician delivers keynote lecture at Hancock Symposium
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
notables such as British prime ministers Margaret Thatcher and Winston Churchill and former world leaders Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev. On Thursday, the keynote speaker was Dr. Bennet Omalu, a forensic pathologist who brought public... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Boots, Berlin Wall and beans -- buy a piece of the ReagansWall, which Berliners tore down after he left the presidency and following his
Boots, Berlin Wall and beans -- buy a piece of the Reagans
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 12 days ago
Wall, which Berliners tore down after he left the presidency and following his famous 1987 exhortation to Russian President Mikhail Gorbachev to "tear down this wall." Weighing nearly 20 pounds (nine kilos), the chunk is signed by Reagan and valued... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Boots, Berlin Wall and beans — buy a piece of ReaganWall, which Berliners tore down after he left the presidency and following his
Boots, Berlin Wall and beans — buy a piece of Reagan
Manila Bulletin / Posted 12 days ago
Wall, which Berliners tore down after he left the presidency and following his famous 1987 exhortation to Russian President Mikhail Gorbachev to “tear down this wall.” Weighing nearly 20 pounds (nine kilos), the chunk is signed by Reagan and valued... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Boots, Berlin Wall and beans -- buy a piece of ReaganWall, which Berliners tore down after he left the presidency and following his
Boots, Berlin Wall and beans -- buy a piece of Reagan
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 12 days ago
Wall, which Berliners tore down after he left the presidency and following his famous 1987 exhortation to Russian President Mikhail Gorbachev to "tear down this wall." Weighing nearly 20 pounds (nine kilos), the chunk is signed by Reagan and valued... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
The past, present and future of the National Civil Rights Museumsponsor of the museum's Freedom Awards, an annual event that has brought such l
The past, present and future of the National Civil Rights Museum
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 13 days ago
sponsor of the museum's Freedom Awards, an annual event that has brought such luminaries as Elie Wiesel, Jackie Robinson, Mikhail Gorbachev, Nelson Mandela, Oprah Winfrey, the Dalai Lama and Bono to Memphis. "I felt like it was critical to take... Read more
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CBS News
Auction offers glimpse into personal lives of Ronald and Nancy Reaganstood at the Brandenburg Gate and made a famous speech. “Mr. Gorbachev, tear d
Auction offers glimpse into personal lives of Ronald and Nancy Reagan
CBS News / Posted 13 days ago
stood at the Brandenburg Gate and made a famous speech. “Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall,” Reagan said, in an appeal to Mikhail Gorbachev, the Soviet leader. There’s a also a football signed by the president with his most iconic film and... Read more
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Irish Central
The Reagan effect - Why white men are mostly voting for Trumpto assassinate him barely failed -- "Honey, I forgot to duck" -- or his splendi
The Reagan effect - Why white men are mostly voting for Trump
Irish Central / Posted 15 days ago
to assassinate him barely failed -- "Honey, I forgot to duck" -- or his splendid theatrical call at the Berlin Wall to Mikhail Gorbachev to "tear down this wall.” This was vintage Reagan, and white male voters loved him for it. They have been... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Shimon Peres in intensive care after suffering major strokeand his lavish 80th birthday party was attended by ex-US president Bill Clinton
Shimon Peres in intensive care after suffering major stroke
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 15 days ago
and his lavish 80th birthday party was attended by ex-US president Bill Clinton and the last leader of the Soviet Union, Mikhail Gorbachev. Film director Woody Allen sent greetings "from a bad Jew to a very great Jew". Mr Peres once confided... Read more
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The Washington Times
Hillary Clinton health rumors go from fiction to factideals. I recall Norman having his doubts about Reagan from time to time, for i
Hillary Clinton health rumors go from fiction to fact
The Washington Times / Posted 15 days ago
ideals. I recall Norman having his doubts about Reagan from time to time, for instance when the president sat down with Mikhail Gorbachev. But Reagan’s presidency was to be historic, and we were mere spectators — as were all those liberals who... Read more
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Op-Ed News
China Rising! A ReviewRussia/China endeavor, it's the old Lisbon/Vladivostok project successively dea
China Rising! A Review
Op-Ed News / Posted 15 days ago
Russia/China endeavor, it's the old Lisbon/Vladivostok project successively dear to France's Charles de Gaulle and Russia's Mikhail Gorbachev. Washington can only carry on about Russian designs on the Baltics and Poland if it keeps the growing... Read more
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vitalfootball co uk
The Last Time the Scousers Won the Leagueopens in China, Colonel Saunders` KFC beat them to it by three years!. • Mr Be
The Last Time the Scousers Won the League
vitalfootball co uk / Posted 16 days ago
opens in China, Colonel Saunders` KFC beat them to it by three years!. • Mr Bean appeared on TV for the first time. • Mikhail Gorbachev was elected as the first executive president of the Soviet Union. • Margaret Thatcher resigned after... Read more
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DW
Safronov: The Muscovite who painted Putin's portrait | Russia |reputation: He is a socialite, a most welcome guest and darling of society page
Safronov: The Muscovite who painted Putin's portrait | Russia |
DW / Posted 17 days ago
reputation: He is a socialite, a most welcome guest and darling of society pages. He has met everyone from Sophia Loren to Mikhail Gorbachev and George W Bush to Bill Clinton. "I paint faces that are interesting," Safronov says. "No one wants to... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
National Churchill Museum ramps up for big fall schedulehalf of the century," Riley said. Other world leaders followed in Churchill's
National Churchill Museum ramps up for big fall schedule
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 20 days ago
half of the century," Riley said. Other world leaders followed in Churchill's path: Margaret Thatcher, Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev. "All of these greats have come here to our home and experienced the pride we have in our legacy," Riley... Read more
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Fortune
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump’s Unsatisfying Clashfor president. It was his push for a big increase in military spending, and a n
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump’s Unsatisfying Clash
Fortune / Posted 21 days ago
for president. It was his push for a big increase in military spending, and a new breed of Soviet leader in the person of Mikhail Gorbachev, that led to its collapse. Major nuclear-arms reductions negotiated by Gorbachev and Reagan’s successor,... Read more
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Op-Ed News
What Obama Doesn't Want You to Know About Uzbekistanfrom the Soviet Union in 1991. (Karimov kept his job as boss of the Uzbek SSR,
What Obama Doesn't Want You to Know About Uzbekistan
Op-Ed News / Posted 21 days ago
from the Soviet Union in 1991. (Karimov kept his job as boss of the Uzbek SSR, which he scored from outgoing Soviet Premier Mikhail Gorbachev.) Uzbekistan is routinely awarded the world's "Worst of the Worst" status for its extreme corruption and... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
From Reagan to Trumpone does something similar more effectively: Ronald Reagan called the Soviet Un
From Reagan to Trump
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 25 days ago
one does something similar more effectively: Ronald Reagan called the Soviet Union an evil empire, then met amiably with Mikhail Gorbachev, then took a stroll in Moscow and called what he saw a police state, then smilingly shook hands on a treaty... Read more
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