Mi·kha·il S(er·ge·ye·vich) [mi-kahylsur-gey-uh-vich, mi-keyl; Russian myi-khuh-yeelsyir-gye-yi-vyich], /mɪˈkaɪl sɜrˈgeɪ ə vɪtʃ, mɪˈkeɪl; Russian myɪ xʌˈyil syɪrˈgyɛ yɪ vyɪtʃ/, 1931–2022, Soviet political leader: general secretary of the Communist Party 1985–91; the last president of the Soviet Union 1988–91; Nobel Peace Prize 1990.
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How to use Gorbachev in a sentence
Gorbachev claimed that Ukrainians themselves did not want their children to learn Ukrainian.
Suffice it to say that Putin came to power after the reforms of Gorbachev and Yeltsin.
Eventually, the relationship that Reagan and Gorbachev built helped end the Cold War.Butterfly Effect: Can Cold Alaska Yield a Thaw With Beijing? | Charu Kasturi | March 18, 2021 | Ozy
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 | THE DAILY BEAST
RT also reported that former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev has advised Kiev against building a wall with Russia.
In 1990 the winner was Mikhail Gorbachev, who actually did what Carter had merely tried to do.Up To A Point: What We Really Need Is a Nobel War Prize | P. J. O’Rourke | October 11, 2014 | THE 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 | THE 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 | THE DAILY BEAST
In fact I spoke by phone with President Gorbachev just today.
British Dictionary definitions for Gorbachev
Mikhail Sergeevich (mixaˈil sirˈɡjejivitʃ). born 1931, Soviet statesman; general secretary of the Soviet Communist Party (1985–91): president (1988–91). Nobel peace prize 1990. His reforms ended the Communist monopoly of power and led to the break-up of the Soviet Union
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