Articles by Mikhail Gorbachev

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Mikhail Gorbachev: My Plea to the Presidents of Russia and the United States
Mikhail Gorbachev – The Washington Post, 16 Oct 2017

11 Oct 2017 – I am making an appeal to the presidents of Russia and the United States. Relations between the two nations are in a severe crisis. A way out must be sought, and there is one well-tested means available for accomplishing this: a dialogue based on mutual respect.

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US Military an ‘Insurmountable Obstacle to a Nuclear-Free World’
Mikhail Gorbachev – Der Spiegel, 17 Aug 2015

In a SPIEGEL interview, former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev discusses morals and politics in the nuclear age, the crisis in Russian-American relations and his fear that an atomic weapon will someday be used.

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Is the World Really Safer Without the Soviet Union?
Mikhail Gorbachev – The Nation, 30 Jan 2012

I am convinced that it is time to return to the path we charted together when we ended the cold war. Once again, the world needs new thinking, based not just on the recognition of universal interests and of global interdependence but also on a certain moral foundation.

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A Farewell to Nuclear Arms
Mikhail Gorbachev – Project Syndicate, 17 Oct 2011

Twenty-five years ago this month, I sat across from Ronald Reagan in Reykjavik, Iceland to negotiate a deal that would have reduced, and could have ultimately eliminated by 2000, the fearsome arsenals of nuclear weapons held by the United States and the Soviet Union. The next few years may well determine if our shared dream of ridding the world of nuclear weapons will ever be realized.

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Mikhail Gorbachev - June 10, 2009, 10 Jun 2009

Years ago, as the Cold War was coming to an end, I said to my fellow leaders around the globe: the world is on the cusp of great events, and in the face of new challenges all of us will have to change, you as well as we. For the most part, the reaction was […]

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