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There are 21 item(s) tagged with the keyword "Gorbachev".

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1. Gorbachev Dead at 91

Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev, the Communist Party Leader who unleashed democracy, glasnost, and perestroika, has died.

Tags: ussr, communist party, gorbachev
2. The One Where "Friends" Is Big in Russia

Russian fans of Friends can have the ultimate immersive experience at four themed cafes.

Tags: television, restaurants, cafe, Gorbachev, st. petersburg, Moscow, friends
3. A Pen for Peace

Dmitry Muratov, the longtime editor in chief of the opposition newspaper Novaya Gazeta received the Nobel Peace Prize, sharing the award with Philipina journalist Maria Ressa.

Tags: muratov, gorbachev, nobel prize
4. Russia Turns Thirty

Thirty years ago this week, Russia became an independent country... again.

Tags: Yeltsin, Gorbachev, soviet union, communism, august coup, Moscow
5. News Notes

The latest under the radar news from all across Russia.

Tags: putin, gorbachev, shalyapin, tretyakov, samara, skating
6. Chernobyl Disaster

In an odd way, it was only after watching the HBO miniseries Chernobyl that I fully appreciated just how great a catastrophe threatened mankind on that April day in 1986.

Tags: nuclear, ukraine, gorbachev, chernobyl
7. Mikhail Gorbachev

The rises and falls of the esteem in which Russians have held Mikhail Gorbachev over the years have been dizzying.

Tags: ussr, reform, gorbachev
8. Come Hell or High Horses, Let's Save This Plane!

A former lawyer saves 233 lives, and a guy finds hell in Yaroslavl. Also, your next delivery guy might deliver on horseback.

Tags: august coup, Gorbachev, news, pilots, pilot, horses, yaroslavl
9. Congress of People's Deputies Convenes

In the spring of 1989, elections were held: “alternative elections.” This redundant phrase, which today provokes smirks, back then had everyone in a state of euphoria. We had a choice!

Tags: reform, sakharov, yeltsin, gorbachev, 1989, elections
10. Toxic Waste, Putin Farms, & Crazy Seals

Tractors for Putin, toxic waste for Kaliningrad, and Reagan and Gorbachev for their modern-day counterparts. Also sweet wine, state secrets, and salt.

Tags: Spaso, Gorbachev, Reagan, Kaliningrad, Putin, Russia
By Alice E.M. Underwood

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