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Of course, in Russia at that time you had just the beginning of Gorbachev, and glasnost and perestroika.How The Cold War Endgame Played Out In The Rubble Of The Berlin Wall|William O’Connor|November 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When Ronald Reagan went to the Brandenburg Gate at the height of the Cold War he said: “Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall!”In ISIS Speech, Obama Failed To Seize The Moment—Again|Malcolm MacDougall|September 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Still more excitingly for Cohen, glasnost included a Bukharin revival, with major support from Gorbachev himself.Meet Stephen F. Cohen, Vladimir Putin's Best Friend in the American Media|Cathy Young|March 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“I never knew anything about Sharansky,” Gorbachev told Cotler.Magnitsky Plaza? Let’s Rename the Streets Outside Dictators’ Embassies|James Kirchick|November 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But then again, Gorbachev didn't strike most people as Gorbachev for a good long time, if you follow my drift.
In fact I spoke by phone with President Gorbachev just today.