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Posted on 16 February 2018 | 1:37 am
30 Years Ago People of Artsakh Demanded
Asbarez Armenian News30 Years Ago People of Artsakh Demanded Self-DeterminationAsbarez Armenian NewsThe conflict was left in a semi-dormant state until Mikhail Gorbachev came into power in the late 1980s, and brought the policy of perestroika along with him. Perestroika promised the liberalization of Soviet society and a more democratic method of ...
Posted on 15 February 2018 | 6:12 pm
'Reagan didn't get credit he deserved for
Shreveport Times'Reagan didn't get credit he deserved for breaking Soviet Union'Shreveport TimesGerald Holland says Ronald Reagan deserved more credit for bringing Soviet Union to collapse.and more »
Posted on 15 February 2018 | 8:10 am
Lithuania hopes the next century is quieter
The EconomistLithuania hopes the next century is quieter than the lastThe EconomistA gritty independence movement brought the Soviet occupation to an end in 1991 (and hastened Mikhail Gorbachev's resignation). But it hardly eliminated the threat. Today Russian forces stage war games modelling the invasion and occupation of Lithuania ...
Posted on 15 February 2018 | 7:58 am
Kooky activist is at it again, this time
The Courier-JournalKooky activist is at it again, this time slamming U of L over Black Lives Matter bannerThe Courier-JournalI first met Frank Simon on a December Sunday 28 years ago. He was wearing a Mikhail Gorbachev mask and carrying a Soviet flag. The point he was trying to make on that cold afternoon in 1989 was that he thought a group of people protesting U.S. aid to ...
Posted on 15 February 2018 | 7:52 am
Mikhail Gorbachev Fast Facts
(CNN) -- Here's a look at the life of Mikhail Gorbachev, former president of the former USSR.
Posted on 12 April 2015 | 11:14 am
Journalism/Works: Putin: Power, Persuasion
Free with Newseum admission. Seating is on a space-available basis.
Posted on 11 April 2015 | 7:45 pm
Former US Ambassador: Putin Has No Interest
Former U.S. ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul tells VOA that Russian President Vladimir Putin has no interest in resolving the conflict in Ukraine because it serves his interest. McFaul said Thursday that Putin likes the open-ended, low grade military confrontation in the former Soviet republic because it works to undermine the government in Kyiv. The former U.S. diplomat says none of this is ...
Posted on 10 April 2015 | 1:57 pm
US attempts at global domination are futile
RUSSIA: Former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev believes that US attempts to unilaterally rule the world are futile, just as any party which, instead of trying to co-exist with another, struggles to impose global hegemony is doomed to fail.
Posted on 7 April 2015 | 2:47 pm
South Florida man gets almost 6 years in
A South Florida man has been sentenced to nearly six years in federal prison for his role in a Jamaica-based lottery scam that preyed on elderly victims. Prosecutors said Monday that the sentence was imposed by a federal judge in Fort Lauderdale on 26-year-old Mikhail Gorbachev George Williams. He pleaded guilty in January to a wire fraud conspiracy charge. Investigators say Williams was part of ...
Posted on 6 April 2015 | 8:11 pm
Larry King Is Preparing for the Final
His trademark eccentricities were borderless. Mikhail Gorbachev met him for dinner wearing suspenders. Paul Newman said that whenever he landed abroad, the first thing he did was turn on CNN and look for King. He was Newman’s own connection to home.
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 10:00 am
Obama nothing like Reagan on foreign policy
When Mikhail Gorbachev emerged and proposed a resumption of nuclear talks, Reagan was certainly open to it. Nevertheless, at the 1986 Reykjavik summit, with a historic deal to reduce offensive nuclear forces at hand, Reagan didn’t hesitate to collapse ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 7:27 pm
John Hannah: Don't call Obama's Iran
When Mikhail Gorbachev emerged and proposed a resumption of nuclear talks, Reagan was certainly open to it. Nevertheless, at the 1986 Reykjavik summit, with a historic deal to reduce offensive nuclear forces at hand, Reagan didn't hesitate to collapse the ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 3:02 pm
Ukraine's Push for Independence
The United States was split between keeping the Soviet Union intact (and its reformist leader Mikhail Gorbachev in power), versus supporting Ukrainian democracy and self-rule. This ambiguity was highlighted by President George H.W. Bush's much-criticized ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 9:24 pm
Daily Kickoff: Rabin hosts Hillary | Donald
Chris Christie has met with Kissinger, of course, and read Ken Adelman’s "Reagan at Reykjavik," about Reagan’s arms talks with Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev. [Observer] LongRead -- The Heirs: "A Three-Way Mostly Civilized Family Contest To Become The ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 4:05 pm
Gorbachev issues new book, laments illnesses
Mikhail Gorbachev says he's feeling the effects of old age, but aims to stay active as long as he can.
Posted on 13 November 2012 | 11:42 am
George H.W. Bush, Gorbachev lunch in Houston
One-time world leaders George H.W. Bush and Mikhail Gorbachev are renewing their friendship.
Posted on 1 November 2012 | 1:05 pm
Fake Putin arrest video becomes online hit
A fake news report depicting Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin in the dock has become an online hit, getting nearly 3 million views in just three days.
Posted on 9 February 2012 | 3:16 am
Russian opposition prepares for massive
Russian authorities are allowing the opposition to hold a massive protest against election fraud following a violent police crackdown on a series of unsanctioned demonstrations earlier this week, rally organizers said Friday.
Posted on 3 December 2011 | 1:00 am
Wyoming students to dine with former Soviet
University of Wyoming students will have an opportunity to dine with former Soviet Union President Mikhail Gorbachev (mih-kah-EEL' gohr-bah-CHAHV').
Posted on 21 September 2011 | 4:01 am
Resolved Question: What can you tell me
I need as much info as possible
Posted on 9 January 2014 | 7:37 am
Resolved Question: What role did Mikhail
Explain the role of Mikhail Gorbachev in the collapse of communism. What did he do? How did he do it? Thank you.
Posted on 23 May 2013 | 11:47 pm
Resolved Question: Vladimir Lenin vs.
I couldn't find anything online and my textbook didn't give me much information, I just need a few more things. Thank you in advance !
Posted on 24 April 2013 | 12:52 pm
Resolved Question: Mikhail Gorbachev: Hero
Do you think he's a hero or a villain, and why?
Posted on 4 March 2013 | 2:51 am
Resolved Question: Is Mikhail Gorbachev a
And if he were a climatologist, would his political views have any bearing on the merits of his findings? Moe
You are correct that his political views could effect his conclusions. But other scientists will test his findings. If his findings are determined to be flawed, the other scientists will find out that they are. The problem with using the person's personality to validate his/her conclusions in science is that a saint can produce wrong conclusions and a sinner can produce correct conclusions. Scientists test the conclusions of either, An ad hominem argument is not necessarily the same as an insult. It is the use of a person's personality or politics to come to a conclusion about the validity of such a person's opinions or conclusions, without examining the opinions or conclusions, themselves.
Posted on 19 July 2012 | 3:50 pm