Topic: Mikhail Gorbachev
Extraordinary civil courage by the people of Leipzig on Oct. 9 first dissolved a crucial mental wall.
10/08/2009 01:00 am
President Obama may be a pragmatist, but he's now in charge of two fundamentally neoconservative wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
09/29/2009 01:00 am
Two decades later, a journalist remembers the rapid crumbling of European communism.
09/21/2009 01:00 am
Alcoholism is a "national disaster," President Dmitry Medvedev said in a recent statement. But past efforts to curb abuse of vodka in Russia have proven politically unpopular.
09/16/2009 01:00 am
The Soviet leader's grandson is accusing an opposition newspaper of publishing lies about the controversial figure, in a case that opened in Moscow Tuesday.
09/15/2009 01:00 am
Twenty years ago today, Hungary decided to test its allies' mood by opening its border, allowing thousands of East Germans to escape.
09/10/2009 01:00 am
From arms control to Afghanistan, analysts say the deals brokered by Obama and Medvedev could profoundly reshape global security.
07/06/2009 01:00 am
07/05/2009 01:00 am
The similarities – and differences – between East Germany in 1989 and Iran in 2009 are striking.
07/01/2009 01:00 am
04/24/2009 01:00 am