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 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

The Sustainable Development Goals Process: Making International Water Law More Sustainable and Ecosystem and Public Participation-Friendly

One of the more formidable global challenges today is ensuring the sustainable management of freshwater resources. In many recent speeches and reports, including by Mikhail Gorbachev, one reads that urgent action is necessary to prevent a nightmarish ... [Published International Water Law Project Blog - 9 hours ago]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

Peace through strength doctrine won the Cold War

Perhaps the most amazing event of the 20th Century was the disintegration of the old Soviet Union without a shot being fired. Sixty five years of brutal and oppressive Communist rule crumbled before our eyes.While Communism had existed in Russia since ... [Published Leesburg Daily Commercial - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

Don’t let Ukraine into NATO

Josh CohenWith Ukrainian Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk calling for legislation that would allow Ukraine to join NATO, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has already announced his desire to secure a “special status” for Ukraine vis-a-vis NATO. But neither ... [Published Frontier Post - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Author Of 'Passages' Reflects On Her Own Life Journey

Journalist and author Gail Sheehy has taken readers into the minds and hearts of countless important figures. Throughout her career, she's written in-depth character portraits of Hillary Clinton, Michael Gorbachev and Margaret Thatcher, among others.She's ... [Published NPR - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Today in History for Sept. 20

Highlight in History:On Sept. 20, 1519, Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan and his crew set out from Spain on five ships to find a western passage to the Spice Islands. (Magellan was killed enroute, but one of his ships eventually circled the wor ... [Published Erie Times-News - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

New on Netflix: 'How I Met Your Mother' highlights the week

This week’s Netflix offerings include a pair of classic John Wayne films, starting today with the 1962 adventure “Hatari!”, in which Wayne plays an American game catcher. Wayne leads an international cast in this thrilling romantic drama directed by Howard ... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

A crisis of conscience

Dear Editor,Throughout the current global crisis, a great dishonesty has been at work. The issue has not been bank solvency, budget deficits, social welfare, or inceasing competition, through more privatisation in the West.The issue has been, and remains, ... [Published Jamaica Observer - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Dacawi: Clearing the air

(We recall this piece, written five years back, for whatever relevance it may have to present-day forms or substance of clearing the air, be it local, national or international. – RD.)WHAT can P10 million do? It can - as it did - buy a modern gadget to ... [Published Sun Star Network - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Ukraine: Gorbachev warns of escalating conflict

East-West relations are more strained than ever as a result of the Ukraine conflict. Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev warned of the consequences of an arms build-up in an exclusive interview with Swiss public television. (SRF/swissinfo.ch)Gorbachev ... [Published Turkish Weekly - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 3 reports

As Poroshenko Gets Standing Ovations in Western Capitals, Ukraine Disintegrates

MOSCOW, September 19 (RIA Novosti), Dmitry Babich - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is touring the United States and Canada, addressing legislatures and getting standing ovations. The problem is, however, that such an enthusiastic reception in North ... [Published RIA Novosti - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Hayward’s got it wrong on the Ukraine

• I READ Councillor Sarah Hayward’s letter ( Policy abroad hits home, September 11 ) and while I commend her stance over her opposition to the Iraq War in 2003, initiated by the New Labour leadership of Tony Blair over what turned out to be lies about ... [Published Camden New Journal - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

People Who Live in Glass Houses Shouldn’t Complain About Violations of the INF Treaty

Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev signing the INF Treaty in 1987. (Photo: National Archives and Records Administration / Wikimedia)In 1987, President Ronald Reagan and Soviet Union General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev signed the Intermediate-Range Nuclear ... [Published Foreign Policy In Focus - Sep 17 2014]

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The Sustainable Development Goals Process: Maki... [Published International Water Law Project Blog - 9 hours ago]
Lets not fear the F-word or the C-word: we shou... [Published Guardian.co.uk - 18 hours ago]
Peace through strength doctrine won the Cold War [Published Leesburg Daily Commercial - Sep 21 2014]
David Post: Quasi-what? [Published Salisbury Post - Sep 21 2014]
Britain's Iron Lady Margaret Thatcher Dies at 87 [Published Public Radio International - Sep 20 2014]
Author Of 'Passages' Reflects On Her Own Life J... [Published NPR - Sep 20 2014]
What to do when you’re running out of time on c... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Sep 20 2014]
Don’t let Ukraine into NATO [Published Frontier Post - Sep 20 2014]
Why BJP lost? No anti Gandhi anger to … [Published Yahoo! India - Sep 20 2014]
Today in History for Sept. 20 [Published Erie Times-News - Sep 20 2014]
The Gathering Danger Of Iran Is Greater Than ISIS. [Published Daily Caller - Sep 19 2014]
Here’s What’s About To Hit Netflix [Published WebProNews Feed - Sep 19 2014]
A crisis of conscience [Published Jamaica Observer - Sep 19 2014]
Dacawi: Clearing the air [Published Sun Star Network - Sep 19 2014]
Ukraine: Gorbachev warns of escalating conflict [Published Turkish Weekly - Sep 19 2014]
Change in a time of climate change [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Sep 19 2014]
New on Netflix: 'How I Met Your Mother' highlig... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 19 2014]
Running out of Time to overrule the 1% on urgen... [Published Informed Comment - Sep 19 2014]
US 'communicating' with Iran over Islamic State... [Published WA Today - Sep 19 2014]
John Wayne goes to Africa, Madonna gets pregnan... [Published Savannah Morning News - Sep 19 2014]
Willpower could put hostility to rest [Published Jordan Times - Sep 19 2014]
As Poroshenko Gets Standing Ovations in Western... [Published RIA Novosti - Sep 18 2014]
Hayward’s got it wrong on the Ukraine [Published Camden New Journal - Sep 18 2014]
Russia Evicts Crimean Tatars from Assembly [Published Naharnet - Sep 18 2014]
Christmas Comes Early for War Profiteers [Published In These Times - Sep 18 2014]
Don't Let Ukraine Into NATO [Published Moscow Times - Sep 18 2014]
Ukraine: "Russia was always elected to be the e... [Published Ex-Berliner - Sep 18 2014]
The Wheel Turns, the Boat Rocks, the Sea Rises [Published Huffington Post - Sep 18 2014]
Valerie Plame looks at a fragile, scary world [Published Albuquerque Journal - Sep 18 2014]
Should Scotland be an independent country? [Published MSNBC - Sep 18 2014]
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The Sustainable Development Goals Process: Maki... [Published International Water Law Project Blog - 9 hours ago]
One of the more formidable global challenges today is ensuring the sustainable management of freshwater resources. In many recent speeches and reports, including by Mikhail Gorbachev, one reads that urgent action is necessary to prevent a nightmarish ...
What to do when you’re running out of time on c... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Sep 20 2014]
There have undoubtedly been stable periods in human history, but you and your parents, grandparents, and great-grandparents never lived through one, and neither will any children or grandchildren you may have or come to have. Everything has been changing ...
Running out of Time to overrule the 1% on urgen... [Published Informed Comment - Sep 19 2014]
By Rebecca Solnit via Tomdispatch.com There have undoubtedly been stable periods in human history, but you and your parents, grandparents, and great-grandparents never lived through one, and neither will any children or grandchildren you may have or ...
Scottish Independence Could Be Like the Break U... [Published Breitbart Feed - Sep 10 2014]
Some polls now show a slim majority of Scotland voters intending to vote on September18th for independence from the United Kingdom after 300 years of political union.   Such an action would destroy the post-World War II doctrine of the inviolability ...
Some Reflections on Borders, Nations (including... [Published Mail Online - Peter Hitchens - Sep 08 2014]
Very well then, let us talk about Scottish Independence.  But please, let us do it thoughtfully. I really do not think than my views on this subject will influence anyone north of the border, and don’t see why they should. Nor am I as distressed as I ...
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