Gorbachov


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Gorbachov

, Gorbachev
Mikhail Sergeevich . 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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A decade or so ago, the world watched with anxiety to see if Gorbachov and Reagan could avert a third world war.