Mikhail Gorbachev

Type: Person
Name: Mikhail Gorbachev
Title: Former President of the Soviet Union
Date of Birth: 02/03/1931
Place of Birth: Privolnoye near Stavropol
Fact Sheet: Biography for Mikhail Gorbachev
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

No fries with that

By Posted: October 24, 2014 at 2:54 a.m.In January 1990, when the dreary and declining Soviet Union under Mikhail Gorbachev was opening to the world, McDonald's arrived as a symbol of American prosperity and freedom.Subscribers must LOG-IN to read this ... [Published North West Arkansas Times - 6 hours ago]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Malala Yousafzai: Courage in the face of adversity

JENNY DeHUFF, Daily News Staff Writer dehuffj@phillynews.com , 215-854-5218 Posted: Wednesday, October 22, 2014, 3:01 AMSHE HAS accomplished more in her 17 years than most will in an entire lifetime, and last night, Malala Yousafzai was honored with ... [Published Philly.com - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

What would Reagan do?

In 1987, then President Ronald Reagan said, "Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall — urging the Soviet Union leader Mikhail Gorbachev to destroy the Berlin Wall. If he were still…Click to Continue » ... [Published Fresno Bee - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

A Time for Choosing: The Next Generation--National Security

Young America's Foundation has launched its year-long campaign in remembrance of Ronald Reagan's "A Time for Choosing" speech. And so Andrew Coffin, Director of the Reagan Ranch and Vice President of YAF, sent me this superb video which explains exactly ... [Published Family Security Matters - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

What happened on October 21 in history?

Comments (0)1512: Martin Luther, founder of Protestantism, joins the theological faculty of the University of Wittenberg.1805: Battle of Trafalgar. British Admiral Nelson defeats French and Spanish fleet but is shot and killed.1854: Florence Nightingale ... [Published Nottingham Post - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Martin Brandon-Bravo: Cold War was about ideology, not fighting...

Comments (0)FOR many, the Cold War was simply a stand-off between the two great superpowers after the Second World War seeking to impose their will through military power.That it remained cold was due to the recognition of mutual nuclear destruction should ... [Published Nottingham Post - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Saudi is Eating Its Own

Headlines this week: “Venezuela Goes From Bad to Worse As Oil Prices Plummet”. Actually Bloomberg had it: “…as Oil Prices Plummets”, but that’s OK. So much for eastern liberal educational superiority.Grammatically correct or not, Saudi is eating its ... [Published Town Hall - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Chanda Kochhar gets honorary degree from Canadian university

TThe University said it conferred the honour in recognition of her pioneering work in the financial sector, effective leadership in a time of economic crisis and support for engaged business practices.Speaking at the ceremony, Kochhar said, “It is an ... [Published rediff.com - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

A-J's Pages: Russian defector visits Lubbock, says Gorbachev to last 'very long time'

25 years ago:Russian defector Arkady Shevchenka, calling the current Soviet leadership the most intelligent and educated in history, said Thursday night in Lubbock that he believes President Mikhail Gorbachev “will last a very long time.”50 years ago ... [Published Lubbock Online - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Russia President Vladimir Putin Photo

Just days before the Milan conference set to deal with, among other things, the current crisis along the Russia-Ukraine border, Russian President Vladimir Putin seems to have slipped in a veiled threat against the United States and its European allies. ... [Published Examiner.com - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Mikhail Gorbachev Fast Facts

- 10:55amCNN —  (CNN) -- Here's a look at the life of Mikhail Gorbachev, former president of the former USSR.Personal: Birth name: Mikhail Sergeyevich GorbachevBirth date: March 2, 1931Birth place: Privolnoye, Soviet UnionFather: Sergei Andreyevich G ... [Published KETKNBC - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Bogey of Cold War

Now comes our old friend the former Soviet President, Mikhail Gorbachev, warning the world of the looming threat of a new Cold War. Come on Gorbachev! You could have selected some other topic to gain the world’s attention. Oh, we are shivering in our ... [Published Arab News - Oct 18 2014]

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The Cold War and the Cold Shoulder [Published Project Syndicate - 3 hours ago]
Ukraine crisis - the view from Russia [Published Guardian.co.uk - 5 hours ago]
No fries with that [Published North West Arkansas Times - 6 hours ago]
From bad to worse? [Published Harvard University Gazette - 14 hours ago]
A New Phase of Russia and Ostpolitik Has Begun [Published American Institute for Contemporary German Studies - 17 hours ago]
From bad to worse? [Published Harvard Gazette - 19 hours ago]
Nobels of Pakistan: Minorities and women [Published Pakistan Today - 23 hours ago]
The Dirty Politics of the Nobel Peace Prize [Published Pravda - Oct 23 2014]
Nokia's demise: the highs and lows of a once-mi... [Published The First Post: Latest - Oct 23 2014]
Hillsdale’s Prince [Published Hillsdale Collegian - Oct 23 2014]
26th Annual Liberty Medal Ceremony to Air on 6a... [Published WPVI Philadelphia - Oct 22 2014]
Malala Yousafzai: Courage in the face of adversity [Published Philly.com - Oct 22 2014]
What would Reagan do? [Published Fresno Bee - Oct 22 2014]
Putin makes McDonald's target in Russia [Published Chicago Tribune - Oct 22 2014]
Reagan Library event recalls fall of Berlin Wall [Published Ventura County Star - Oct 22 2014]
Travelling the Trans-Siberian with the Whitlams [Published ABC Online - Oct 22 2014]
Crombie Coat historic woolen mill to get new le... [Published Scotland Now - Oct 22 2014]
The Cold War Heats Up: Reagan Gorbachev is Avai... [Published TriplePoint - Oct 21 2014]
The Kremlin's Youth Strategy [Published Atlantic Monthly - Oct 21 2014]
A Time for Choosing: The Next Generation--Natio... [Published Family Security Matters - Oct 21 2014]
The Presidents of Mount Rushmore: Could Any of ... [Published Huffington Post - Oct 21 2014]
What happened on October 21 in history? [Published Nottingham Post - Oct 21 2014]
Rental Review :2013 Chevrolet Cruze LT/RS [Published The Truth About Cars - Oct 21 2014]
Martin Brandon-Bravo: Cold War was about ideolo... [Published Nottingham Post - Oct 21 2014]
Saudi is Eating Its Own [Published Town Hall - Oct 21 2014]
Maid of the Mist and Hornblower play to a tie i... [Published Buffalo News - Oct 21 2014]
One Small Nation, One Mighty Voice [Published Adelaide Review - Oct 21 2014]
Chanda Kochhar gets honorary degree from Canadi... [Published rediff.com - Oct 20 2014]
Fukushima legacy… 25,000 who cannot go home again [Published ZNet - Oct 20 2014]
Morgan Fairchild: Badass Terrorism Wonk [Published Yahoo! News - Oct 20 2014]
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From bad to worse? [Published Harvard Gazette - 19 hours ago]
With Russia’s recent annexation of Crimea and support for rebels in eastern Ukraine, relations with the United States have deteriorated to lows not seen in decades. But every coin has two sides, and the Belfer Center for Science and International ...
Tom Friedman Gets One Right [Published Power Line - Oct 19 2014]
(Steven Hayward) Maybe this needs to be filed under the “even a stopped clock is right twice a day” department, but Tom Friedman actually wrote an interesting and probative column a couple days ago about what’s going on with the falling price of oil, ...
History for October 14 [Published MuskegonPundit - Oct 14 2014]
History for October 14 - On-This-Day.com : William Penn 1644 - Penn was the colonist that founded the  Pennsylvania  colony for Quakers,  Dwight David Eisenhower  ( U.S. ) 1890, John Wooden 1910  C. Everett Koop 1916, Roger Moore 1927, Ralph ...
Ailing ex-Soviet leader Gorbachev says he is in... [Published Greenspace - Oct 10 2014]
Mikhail S. Gorbachev, the last leader of the Soviet Union and architect of reforms that led to the downfall of that country's one-party rule, was released from the hospital Friday after an "aggravation" of his acute diabetes, but he told Russian media ...
Here's Who Has The Best Shot At Winning The Nob... [Published Clusterstock - Oct 10 2014]
Oslo (AFP) - There was no clear frontrunner ahead of Friday's Nobel Peace Prize announcement, with a Russian opposition newspaper, Tunisia's democratic leadership, Pakistan schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai and Pope Francis among a record number of candidates. ...
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