Russia’s leadership should start listening to the people or risk mass protests and disorder, said Mikhail Gorbachev , the last leader of the Soviet Union.
Western analysts have been scratching their heads trying to figure out if China’s new leader, Xi Jinping, can properly be labeled a “reformer.”
Former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev said Prime Minister Vladimir Putin shouldn’t run for president next year because his government has lost touch with the people.
Mikhail Gorbachev ’s 80th birthday party in London’s Royal Albert Hall last night had diamonds, furs, Hollywood stars, wrinkly rockers and enough Botox to fill the craters of the moon. Understated it was not.
Photographs of three murdered journalists line the glass cabinet at the entrance of Alexander Lebedev ’s Novaya Gazeta newspaper in Moscow, below a shelf with a computer Mikhail Gorbachev once used.
"The world is on the brink of a new Cold War. Some are even saying that it's already begun."
- Mikhail Gorbachev on Nov 09, 2014