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Latest Mikhail Gorbachev Items
Ukraine's embattled president is taking sick leave, his office said Thursday, a surprise development that left unclear how efforts to resolve the country's political crisis would move forward. Protesters have been calling for his resignation for two months.
U.S. State Department officials say Russia has repeatedly violated the terms of a treaty forged by former President Ronald Reagan and then-Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev by conducting numerous flight tests of a cruise missile — but the White House is so far reluctant to take up the charges and address them with President Vladimir Putin directly.
"Stiffening Obama's backbone" (Comment & Analysis, Jan. 15) is spot on. The threat of sanctions against Iran is required in wake of the November 2013 Geneva accord weighted in favor of Tehran over Washington.
Actor Ian McKellen and 27 Nobel laureates have written an open letter urging Russia's president to repeal an anti-gay law and expressing their solidarity with critics of the legislation.
Last week, Rep. Paul Ryan, Wisconsin Republican, welcomed Pope Francis' criticism of capitalism as "triggering the exact dialogue we should be having." So, let's begin.
What is a sound U.S. policy toward Russia? I started to think about this 25 years ago when, in October 1988, I received an invitation from Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev's science adviser, Yuri Ossipyan, to visit Moscow.
Where you're born on the calendar of history makes all the difference in the world. We watch the protests of the young and restless unfold in Kiev's Independence Square and our sympathy goes out to them in their quest to be linked in partnership with the West.
News reports of Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit with Pope Francis on Monday in Rome indicated the event was symbolic, but mending a centuries-old rift between the Roman Catholic and Russian Orthodox churches isn't likely to happen soon.
The Norwegian Nobel Committee will announce this year's winner of the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday. Given the recent American laureates — Jimmy Carter, Al Gore and Barack Obama — there's little likelihood that the American president who did more to promote and preserve peace will follow those usurpers. Still, it's not too late to do the noble thing, to posthumously recognize Ronald Reagan.