Mikhail Gorbachev

Today’s global economic crisis has revealed the organic defects of the present model of Western development. It needs profound democratic reform—in effect, its own kind of Perestroika. Read more


Many politicians of my generation believed that with the end of the Cold War, humankind could forget the absurd arms race, dispense with dangerous conflicts, abandon sterile ideological disputes and enter a golden century of collective security. Read more