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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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The Round Table "From the Prague Spring to Perestroika"

On May 31, the Round Table From the Prague Spring to Perestroika will be held at the Gorbachev Foundation. Researchers from Russia, the Czech Republic and Slovakia will present a modern vision of the events, actors, causes and consequences of the Czechoslovak crisis of 1968, caused by an attempt to reform Soviet-style socialism.
To attend the round table From the Prague Spring to Perestroika in the Gorbachev Foundation, please send a letter of intent until May 28th, indicating your name and affiliation, to, titled Participation in the  Round Table ‘From the Prague Spring to Perestroika.





The eighth and last leader of the Soviet Union, he was the General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union from 1985 until 1991. 10 August 2021
Archie Brown. Re-evaluation of the huge achievements of the perestroika years, as well as the failures during them and since, is an unfinished task This article has been publushed in Russian in Rossiya v globalnoy politike journal, #3. 2021. 11 June 2021
Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Joe Biden will meet in Geneva on June 16. Former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev told Interfax special correspondent Vyacheslav Terekhov in an interview that the main task the two presidents will have to address is restoring strategic stability. 1 June 2021

Gorbachev in the news media