The Gorbachev revolution

March 1990
Current Events;3/16/90, Vol. 89 Issue 22, p1
Discusses Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev's new, expanded powers. Examines the reasons why Gorbachev's critics fear he may have too much power. List of the Soviet president's powers; Fears of a dictator like Joseph Stalin; Soviet economic crisis; Growing independence movements in the republics. INSET: US and Soviet presidencies: How would they compare?.


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