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Mikhail Gorbachev


Mikhail Gorbachev was the last leader of the Soviet Communist Party who initiated changes known as 'perestroika' and 'glasnost' which melted the rigid Soviet system and liberated 15 republics of the Soviet Union to become independent states, thus ending the existence of the USSR in December 1991. He was born Mikhail Sergeevich Gorbachev into a ... See full bio »
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Known For

Faraway, So Close!
(1993)
On the Edge
On the Edge Himself (president of USSR, 1985-1991)
(1998)
Svoboda po russki
(2006)

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Other Works:

Op-Ed Column, "The First Steps on Nuclear Weapons," Published in "The New York Times (USA)," 25 September 2010, Vol. 159, No. 54,809, Page A29. See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Portrayals | 1 Interview | 6 Articles | 7 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

President Mikhail Gorbachev | Mikhaïl Gorbatchev | Michail S. Gorbatschow | Michail Gorbatschow | Mikhail Gorbatsjov | Mikhail Gorbatxov

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Personal Quote:

We could only solve our problems by cooperating with other countries. It would have been paradoxical not to cooperate. And therefore we needed to put an end to the Iron Curtain, to change the nature of international relations, to rid them of ideological confrontation, and particularly to end the arms race. See more »

Trivia:

He won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1990. He resigned as USSR President on Christmas Day, 1991. See more »

Trademark:

Birthmark on his head

Star Sign:

Pisces

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