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The XXI century will be a сentury either of total all-embracing crisis or of moral and spiritual healing that will reinvigorate humankind. It is my conviction that all of us - all reasonable political leaders, all spiritual and ideological movements, all  faiths - must help in this transition to a triumph of humanism and justice, in making the XXI century a century of a new human renaissance.

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15 сентября 2010

The Founding Assembly of The Civil Dialogue Forum


A new Russian political alliance has been established at the headquarters of former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev's foundation in Moscow.

Gorbachev stated at the inaugural gathering on September 15 that the new alliance, called Civil Dialogue, will be "a nonpartisan democratic entity."

Prominent human rights defenders Lyudmila Alekseyeva and Sergei Kovalev, ex-Deputy Prime Minister Boris Nemtsov, former Duma speaker Vladimir Ryzhkov, businessman Aleksandr Lebedev, "Novaya gazeta" Editor in Chief Dmitry Muratov, and other prominent public figures took part in the movement's founding.



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