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.
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President Mikhail Gorbachev | Mikhaïl Gorbatchev | Michail S. Gorbatschow | Michail Gorbatschow | Mikhail Gorbatsjov | Mikhail Gorbatxov
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My whole life I worked to perfect our system. I couldn't wait to get to the most powerful position, because I thought then I would be able to fix problems that only the leader can fix. But when I got there, I realized we needed revolutionary change. The only way things got done was if you knew somebody or you paid somebody under the table. So what system did we have? It was time to dismantle the ...
He won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1990. He resigned as USSR President on Christmas Day, 1991.
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