Definition of Mikhail Gorbachev
1. Noun. Soviet statesman whose foreign policy brought an end to the Cold War and whose domestic policy introduced major reforms (born in 1931).
Generic synonyms: National Leader, Solon, Statesman
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Literary usage of Mikhail Gorbachev
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1. The New Detente: Rethinking East-West Relations by Mary Kaldor, Gerard Holden, Richard A. Falk (1989)
"During the visit of President Richard von Weizsacker to Russia in the summer of 1987 Mikhail Gorbachev said that what has come to pass in Germany must be ..."
2. Preventing Deadly Conflict edited by David A. Hamburg, Cyrus R. Vance (1998)
"Mikhail Gorbachev, Perestroika: New Thinking for Our Country and the ... 184-190; Mikhail Gorbachev, Memoirs (New York: Doubleday, 1996), especially pp. ..."
3. The Cold War in Asia edited by James G. Hershberg (1996)
"His target is not Stalin, Brezhnev, or any Western cold warrior, but his last two superiors: Mikhail Gorbachev and Eduard Shevardnadze. ..."
4. Privacy in a Fishbowl by Gyeorgos Ceres Hatonn (1995)
"Mikhail Gorbachev USHERS IN AN ERA The changes and concepts ushered in by Mr. Gorbachev have, and will continue to change your world. ..."
5. Defense Conversion For The 90s (2004)
"8, 1987, President Ronald Reagan and Soviet General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev signed the historic bilateral Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces, or INF, ..."
6. The Dark Charade by Gyeorgos Ceres Hatonn (1991)
"Let us look at a few of these “scenes”: Mikhail Gorbachev “Gorby” did not just happen to emerge on the scene in 1985. He was groomed for his position from ..."