All Articles on Mikhail Gorbachev

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To Avoid World War III, Gorbachev Says All 'Nuclear Weapons Must Be Destroyed'
"As long as weapons of mass destruction exist, primarily nuclear weapons, the danger is colossal."
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Gorbachev: Trump Ditching Nuclear Treaty With Russia Poses 'Dire Threat to Peace'
"There will be no winner in a 'war of all against all'—particularly if it ends in a nuclear war. And that is a possibility that cannot be ruled out."
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Arms Control Experts Demand "Urgent Steps" to Constrain New Nuclear Arms Race
"Leaders in Washington and Moscow cannot afford to ignore their legal and political commitments on nuclear arms control, nonproliferation, and disarmament."
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Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev, seen here in 2013, said Tuesday that Russian and U.S. leaders must meet to diffuse tensions over Syria.  (Photo: Jean-Marc Ferré via UN Geneva/flickr/cc) News
As Nuclear Powers Trade Threats, Gorbachev Calls on US and Russia to 'Return to Sanity'
"The situation hasn't been this bad in a long time," says the former Soviet leader.
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Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev (Photo: AP / Scott Stewart) Views
Trump: The Anti-Gorbachev
Like Mikhail Gorbachev, Trump helms a fading empire. But while the former Soviet leader supported democratization in his wake, Trump's sowing the seeds of autocracy all over the globe.
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Mikhail Gorbachev: Appears 'The World Is Preparing for War'
'Wars must be outlawed, because none of the global problems we are facing can be resolved by war,' writes former Soviet leader
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President Barack Obama drops by VP Joe Biden's meeting with former Soviet Union President Mikhail Gorbachev in the Vice President's Office, West Wing  on March 20, 2009 News
Mikhail Gorbachev Appeals for Sanity, Dialogue
"The worst thing that has happened in recent years is the collapse of trust in relations between major powers, The window to a nuclear weapon-free world…is being shut and sealed right before our eyes.”
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Gorbachev: US Pulled Russia Into New Cold War That Could Turn 'Hot'
"Where will that lead all of us?" asks former Soviet leader.
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Gorbachev: US 'Triumphalism' Fueling New Cold War
Former Soviet leader: 'We need to return to the starting line when we began building a new world'
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Gorbachev’s Sermon on the Mount
"Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called the children of God." That biblical quotation certainly applies to Mikhail Gorbachev, a man not honored enough for the example he set and whose past practices and recent cautions about Afghanistan should be heeded by Barack Obama. Or, on a...
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