WHY COMMUNISM COLLAPSED
- DOCUMENT THE REVOLUTION AND PERESTROIKA. Gorbachev, Mikhail S. // Foreign Affairs;Winter87/88, Vol. 66 Issue 2, p263
Presents excerpts from Soviet Union president Mikhail S. Gorbachev's address in Moscow on November 2, 1987, on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of Bolshevik Revolution.
- Life Beyond Communism: Ripping the Curtain. // Transitions Online;10/12/2009, p4
The article presents information related to the journal "Transitions Online," and refers to a visit by Mikhail Sergeevich Gorbachev, former general secretary of the Russian Communist Party, to East Berlin on the 40th anniversary of the German Democratic Republic. It is stated that an in-depth...
- A Breeze of Progress. // Progressive;Mar87, Vol. 51 Issue 2, p12
Discusses Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev's denunciation of Stalinism and the bureaucracy of predecessor Leonid Brezhnev in an address to the Communist Party's Central Committee in January 1987. Call for secret balloting and a choice of candidates in Party elections; Proposal of a mechanism for...
- Whodunit? Hertzberg, Hendrik // New Republic;1/21/91, Vol. 204 Issue 3, p42
Comments on various developments related to Russian leader Mikhail Gorbachev. Opinion of American officials and journalists about Gorbachev; Excerpt of an article comparing Gorbachev to Abraham Lincoln; Questions on the initial motives of Gorbachev for his political reform efforts; Consideration...
- WHEN PUTSCH COMES TO SHOVE. Tolstaya, Tatyana // New Republic;9/16/91 - 9/23/91, Vol. 205 Issue 12/13, p18
Discusses the reasons for Russian President Mikhail Gorbachev's failure to act decisively against the perpetrators of a failed Communist coup, including Gennadi Yanayev, Valentin Pavlov, Leonid Kravchenko. Participant in the plot of the Communist party against the people, of parasites against...
- A More Perfect Union Part III: No Turning Back. Goldberg, Stephanie B. // ABA Journal;Dec90, Vol. 76 Issue 12, p70
Part III. Examines the economic reform of the Soviet Union under the leadership of President Mikhail Gorbachev. Reasons behind the public majority's belief that the reform will not succeed; Laws passed by the incumbent government as part of the economic and political reform of the country.
- Time and Time Again. O'Sullivan, John // National Review;6/25/1990, Vol. 42 Issue 12, p8
Focuses on "Time" periodical's interview with Mikhail Gorbachev. Rejection of the philosophy of communism and its political system; Rejection of the lack of freedom; Demands of the Soviets; Description of Gorbachev.
- CUBA AFTER THIRTY YEARS: THE GORBACHEV VISIT AND AFTER. Kapcia, Tony // Contemporary Review;Aug89, Vol. 255 Issue 1483, p68
The article informs that in April 1989 the world's media descended on Havana to witness the postponed and potentially combustible meeting between two of the leaders of the Communist world, Cuba's President Fidel Castro and Soviet Union's President Mikhail Gorbachev, a meeting full of...
- Our Ideal is a Humane, Democratic Socialism. Gorbachev, Mikhail // Vital Speeches of the Day;3/15/90, Vol. 56 Issue 11, p322
Presents a speech by Mikhail Gorbachev, president of the U. S. S. R, delivered at the Soviet Communist Party Central Committee's Plenary Meeting in Moscow, U. S. S. R. on February 5, 1990. Phenomenon that reflects changes occurring in the country; Main issue that worries communists and citizens...