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It’s 1991 and President Mikhail Gorbachev has brought in Perestroika, a set of reforms to the Soviet system but he’s still trying to keep Communism alive.
Whether they are old enough to remember when the Wall came down or 25 years ago is ancient history, hundreds of thousands of Germans and foreign
Mikhail Gorbachev is a guest of honour in Berlin, helping kick-start this weekend’s commemorations marking 25 years since the fall of the Wall
Berlin is preparing to welcome a host of politicians on Sunday for the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Wall. One who will take part in the
“Mr Gorbachev, open this gate…” This famous invitation from US President Ronald Reagan was extended beside the Berlin Wall in June 1987, appealing
Former Soviet president Mikhail Gorbachev has been taken to hospital for medical tests. The 82-year-old was admitted yesterday to the Kremlin’s
You might think 20 years after the demise of the Soviet Union the then-leader, Mikhail Gorbachev, would surely be relegated to the cast of political
Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev says Russian president-elect Vladimir Putin will have to make democratic reforms in the face of opposition
Saturday’s protests in Moscow and several other Russian cities against Prime Minister Putin have sparked comments that the ruling Russian elite is
When the red flag bearing the hammer and sickle was thrown to the ground in a crowd, it was an action rich in symbolism, the flag of a nation which
Former Soviet president Mikhail Gorbachev launched a thinly-veiled attack on Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin on Wednesday by saying the country