Dateline Moscow: Burying Lenin
- No holds barred at Soviet conference. Colton, T.J. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Oct1988, Vol. 44 Issue 8, p7
Discusses the nineteenth conference of the Soviet Union's Communist Party, which brought 5000 delegates to the Kremlin's Palace of Congresses, June 28-July 1, 1988. Highlights; Results; Candor; Remarks.
- Changing realities, changing perceptions. Garthoff, R.L. // Brookings Review;Fall90, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p13
Examines the transformation of the political situation in the Soviet Union and Europe and the inevitable implication for US policy and strategy. Past objective of US policy; Most immediate impact of changes; Adversarial political-military relationship; Explanations of progress concerning the...
- Will Gorbachev reform the Soviet Union? // Commentary;Sep86, Vol. 82 Issue 3, p19
Gorbachev's plans for reorganization in the Communist Party and how he wants to deal with the economy. Whatever Gorbachev's reforms are going to be, they must appeal to those who are interested in working and earning, which means that they must compete in incentives and rewards with the ever...
- Gorbachev's Russia: Breakdown or crackdown? Pipes, R. // Commentary;Mar1990, Vol. 89 Issue 3, p13
Opinion. Comments on the background of changes in the political system of the Soviet Union. American predictions upon Gorbachev's coming to power; Decay of totalitarianism; Failure of the Communist economy.
- Bad times in the Soviet Union. // Current Events;4/19/91, Vol. 90 Issue 25, p1
Discusses the growing economic crisis and political unrest in the Soviet Union. President Mikhail Gorbachev's policies; The Russian Federation and President Boris Yeltsin, Gorbachev's chief rival; Recent demonstrations in Moscow; Food shortages;Coal miners' strike and worker unrest; Price...
- Understanding the Soviet regime. // Foreign Policy;Summer84, Issue 59, p113
Decadent but deadly--so stands the Soviet empire before the rest of the world. Both the decline of the Soviet communist ideology and morale and an impressive growth of Soviet power have been evident during the last two decades. The simple instinct of survival should require Americans to make a...
- Understanding the Soviet regime. // Foreign Policy;Summer84, Issue 59, p132
The psychological bases of Soviet society. If the U.S. is ever to manage its difficult relationship with the Soviet Union, Americans must come to a better understanding of the psychological bases underlying Soviet society--more precisely, the psychological bases underlying the societies of the...
- A new Soviet era coming? // Foreign Policy;Spring86, Issue 62, p46
A look at Mikhail Gorbachev's reformist direction. The evidence includes the nature of current Soviet problems, Gorbachev's de facto rehabilitation of Khrushchev's policy themes and the evolving balance of institutional forces in the Kremlin leadership.
- Gorbachev's time of troubles. Simes, D. // Foreign Policy;Spring91, Issue 82, p97
Argues that the Soviet totalitarian empire has reached the end of the road, and that while the break with the past is irreversible, it is becoming clear that destroying the empire is far easier than developing a sustainable democratic order. Gorbachev's failure in managing his own revolution;...