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
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Baker to lead US delegation to Shevardnadze funeral

Washington (AFP) - Former secretary of state James Baker will lead a US delegation to the funeral of his old Cold War sparring partner Eduard Shevardnadze, the former Georgian president and last Soviet foreign minister.The retired US statesman will be ... [Published Yahoo! News - 1 hour ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

The final days of the Soviet Union

Ukraine’s role and how Mikhail Gorbachev, George HW Bush and Boris Yeltsin were, to varying degrees, resistant to the break-up ... [Published Financial Times - Europe homepage - 7 hours ago]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

ANU fusion power facility means researchers one step closer to 'unlimited clean energy'

The Australian National University (ANU) has unveiled its newly upgraded fusion power experiment, which is helping to develop a clean source of energy.Fusion energy is the process which makes the sun burn and emit heat, and has the potential to provide ... [Published Prime 7 - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Obituary: Eduard Shevardnadze

THE obscure provincial leader was at first sight an unlikely choice to be foreign minister of the world’s largest country. Eduard Shevardnadze did not even want the job: he spoke only his native Georgian and heavily accented Russian, had no important ... [Published The Economist - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Remembering Shevy, the Silver Fox

16:47Eduard Shevardnadze and I bonded during the siege and fall of the eastern Black Sea city of Sukhumi in September, 1993, and maybe it was because various Russian radio stations had declared us both missing and presumed dead.We were not, but the night ... [Published Russia Today - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 4 reports

The silver fox of dictatorship and democracy

MOSCOW—Throughout his years in power, Eduard Shevardnadze was known as the “silver fox,” a man who seemed to glide effortlessly from leader of Soviet Georgia and Kremlin Politburo member to Mikhail Gorbachev’s reform-minded foreign minister, before reemerging ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

The world's water problem: Gorbachev

By 2025, 1.8 billion people will live in regions with water scarcity. The international community needs to act now, says Mikhail Gorbachev. ... [Published Wall Street Business Network - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Ajc Statement on Passing of Eduard Shevardnadze

NEW YORK -- The following information was released by the American Jewish Committee (AJC):AJC Executive Director David Harris issued the following statement following news of the death today of Eduard Shevardnadze:Eduard Shevardnadze served as foreign ... [Published HighBeam Research - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

You didn’t have to be roadside in Yorkshire this week to realise that England is changing

While the peloton, as we have learned to call it, whizzed its way through the Yorkshire Dales in the most perfect weather last weekend, I regret to say that my thoughts were less on the cyclists than on the crowds. It was not only the turnout that impressed ... [Published The Independent - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

The Silver Fox of Dictatorship and Democracy

Exit from comment view mode. Click to hide this spaceMOSCOW – Throughout his years in power, Eduard Shevardnadze was known as the “silver fox,” a man who seemed to glide effortlessly from leader of Soviet Georgia and Kremlin Politburo member to Mikhail ... [Published Project Syndicate - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

The Silver Fox of Dictatorship and Democracy

Mareeg.com-MOSCOW – Throughout his years in power, Eduard Shevardnadze was known as the “silver fox,” a man who seemed to glide effortlessly from leader of Soviet Georgia and Kremlin Politburo member to Mikhail Gorbachev’s reform-minded foreign minister, ... [Published Mareeg News Online - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 41 reports

Ex-Soviet minister and Georgia leader Eduard Shevardnadze dies

Former Georgian President Eduard Shevardnadze . Photo: Eduard Shevardnadze, a former president of Georgia and Soviet foreign minister, died yesterday after a long struggle with illness, his personal assistant said.Shevardnadze, who was 86, played a vital ... [Published Times of Malta - Jul 08 2014]

Quotes

"He was an extraordinary, talented person," Mr Gorbachev said on the Gorbachev Foundation’s website. "shevardnadze was a major politician. he made a serious contribution to the foreign policy of perestroika, and was a sincere supporter of the new thinking in world affairs."

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Baker to lead US delegation to Shevardnadze fun... [Published Yahoo! News - 1 hour ago]
The Return of George Orwell: Big Brother’s War ... [Published Global Research - 5 hours ago]
The final days of the Soviet Union [Published Financial Times - Europe homepage - 7 hours ago]
Requiem on Shevardnadze will continue in the Sa... [Published RIN.ru - Jul 10 2014]
Obituary: Eduard Shevardnadze [Published The Economist - Jul 10 2014]
Remembering Shevy, the Silver Fox [Published Russia Today - Jul 10 2014]
The silver fox of dictatorship and democracy [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jul 10 2014]
The world's water problem: Gorbachev [Published Wall Street Business Network - Jul 10 2014]
Soviet Myth Lures Russia Into Danger [Published Moscow Times - Jul 10 2014]
ANU fusion power facility means researchers one... [Published Prime 7 - Jul 10 2014]
Eduard A. Shevardnadze, Soviet Foreign Minister... [Published HighBeam Research - Jul 09 2014]
Ajc Statement on Passing of Eduard Shevardnadze [Published HighBeam Research - Jul 09 2014]
The Ukraine Crisis and the Resumption of Great-... [Published Carnegie Endowment - Jul 09 2014]
4 local women to be honored by Girls Inc. [Published Indianapolis Star - Jul 09 2014]
You didn’t have to be roadside in Yorkshire thi... [Published The Independent - Jul 09 2014]
The Soviet Union's Shadow Grows Longer [Published Moscow Times - Jul 09 2014]
The Silver Fox of Dictatorship and Democracy [Published Mareeg News Online - Jul 09 2014]
The Silver Fox of Dictatorship and Democracy [Published Project Syndicate - Jul 09 2014]
Charlie Daniels to Obama: Here's how to raise p... [Published WorldNetDaily - Jul 09 2014]
How do you "make" democracy? [Published Chicago Tribune - Jul 08 2014]
Chef Shelley Boris adds fresh perspective with ... [Published Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Jul 08 2014]
Long live the Donetsk People’s Republic! [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Jul 08 2014]
Ex-Soviet minister Shevardn [Published Malaya Business Insight - Jul 08 2014]
Washington Post: Eduard Shevardnadze helped cha... [Published KPNews.com - Jul 08 2014]
Shervarnadze's Place in Russian History [Published Carnegie Endowment - Jul 08 2014]
Shevardnadze remembered as a ‘talented person’ [Published BDlive - Jul 08 2014]
Eduard Shevardnadze: Controversial to the end [Published BBC - Jul 08 2014]
‘Mister Yes’ who helped put an end to the Cold War [Published Russia Today - Jul 08 2014]
Ex-Soviet minister and Georgia leader Eduard Sh... [Published Times of Malta - Jul 08 2014]
Leonid Bershidsky: A Soviet leader who saw Russ... [Published KPNews.com - Jul 08 2014]
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Farewell Eduard Shevardnadze [Published JUST READ! - Jul 07 2014]
Eduard Shevardnadze, who helped end the Cold War as the Soviet Union's last foreign minister before becoming president of Georgia, died on Monday at the age of 86.He was a controversial figure praised for his role in negotiating a bloodless end to ...
Eduard Shevardnadze, Icon Of The Final Years Of... [Published Outside The Beltway | OTB - Jul 07 2014]
Eduard Shevardnadze, who became an icon of the last years of the Cold War as Soviet Foreign Minister under Mikhail Gorbachev and then President of his native Georgia, has died at the age of 86: Eduard A. Shevardnadze, who as Mikhail S. Gorbachev’s ...
Merkel Says No to New NATO Bases in Eastern Eur... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 03 2014]
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is resisting NATO calls for permanent deployment of allied troops in former Soviet bloc countries, amid fears of retaliation by Russia. During a visit to Berlin yesterday by NATO General Secretary Anders Fogh Rasmussen, ...
Not War on Poverty but War on the Poor: Washing... [Published Informed Comment - Jul 02 2014]
By Noam Chomsky via Tomdispatch The question of how foreign policy is determined is a crucial one in world affairs.  In these comments, I can only provide a few hints as to how I think the subject can be productively explored, keeping to the United ...
Persecuted Christians in Iraq Look to Putin as ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jun 29 2014]
"The enemy of my enemy is my friend." Frequently cited as an old Arabic saying, this oft-quoted phrase more likely came out of India, in a 4th century treatise on military strategy written in Sanskrit. But whatever its origin, it reflects a universal ...
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