Mikhail Gorbachev

Putin VS Gorbachev: Night and Day

Interview with Andrei Grachev, spokesman, and advisor to the last Soviet Union president Mikhail Gorbachev By Cecilia Capanna Putin didn’t get crazy suddenly; his plan has been clear for years. That’s what Andrei Grachev said, spokesman and advisor to the…

US Senators urge Trump not to pull out of nuclear arms treaty with Russia

A group of US senators have written an open letter to President Donald Trump urging not to withdraw the United States from the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, a Cold War-era nuclear weapons agreement with Russia. “While we understand the…

Gorbachev Was Promised No NATO Expansion

By David Swanson For decades the pretense has been maintained that there is some doubt as to whether the United States really promised Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev that if Germany reunited, then NATO would not expand eastward. The National Security…

Gorbachev: My plea to Trump and Putin

By Mikhail Gorbachev. This letter to the leaders of the USA and Russia was originally published in the Washington Post. This December will mark the 30th anniversary of the signing of the treaty between the Soviet Union and United States…

Gorbachev: It Was Worse Than This, and We Fixed It

On Friday in Moscow I and a group from the United States met with former president of the Soviet Union Mikhail Gorbachev. He said the current relationship between Washington and Moscow alarmed him. But, he said, it is possible to…

Moscow & Washington – Last Chance to Get It Right?

By Jonathan Power The great flaw in ex-president Barack Obama’s record was his policy towards Russia. Going against everything he had said and written about before he became president, one action after another antagonised the Russians – his early proclamation…

Gorbachev Appeals for Sanity

John Scales Avery, Pugwash Nobel Peace Laureate President Mikhail Gorbachev, former leader of the Soviet Union and recipient of the 1990 Nobel Peace Prize, has appealed to world leaders to reduce the dangerous the tensions which today threaten to plunge…

Gorbachev appeals for sanity, dialogue

By John Scales Avery OSLO, Oct 28 2016 (IPS) – President Mikhail Gorbachev, former leader of the Soviet Union and recipient of the 1990 Nobel Peace Prize, has appealed to world leaders to reduce the dangerous tensions, which today threaten…

Mikhail Gorbachev: US Military ‘Insurmountable Obstacle to Nuclear-Free World’

Mikhail Gorbachev: US Military an ‘Insurmountable Obstacle to a Nuclear-Free World’ Interview conducted by Joachim Mohr and Matthias Schepp and made available on Spegel; here a brief introductory passage and the link. “Reagan acted out of honest conviction and genuinely rejected…

Appeal to Gorbachev to initiate a World Peace Conference

The german Left Party (DIE LINKE) has recently published an open letter to Mikhail S. Gorbachev to be presented and put up for vote at the main party convention on June 6/7. The letter calls on the Former President of…

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