February 9, 2023

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Gorbachev Is Dead: What “Perestroika” and “Glassnost” The Inaugural Policies That Changed Soviet Union and World History

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In contrast to his predecessors, Gorbachev maintained positive relations with Western leaders, leading to the signing of important agreements on nuclear weapons.

If there are two words associated with Mikhail Gorbachev and his decisive phase as the leader of the Soviet Union, these are “perestroika” and “glasnost”.

The first is “Reconstruction” and the second is “Opening”.

Both of these innovative ideas were promoted by Gorbachev He died on Tuesday at the age of 91. in Moscow – They changed the tension that had been present The nature of the Soviet Union, it eventually collapsed.

In March 1985, Konstantin Chernenko died at the age of 73 after only one year as the country’s leader.