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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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Media reports

13 March 2015 Archie Brown "Perestroika: Reform that changed the world" BBC NEWS EUROPE, 10.03.2015
30 October 2014 Mikhail Gorbachev: I am against all walls Russia Beyond the Headlines, 16.10.2014
5 September 2014 Mikhail Gorbachev: Act Now to Solve the Ukrainian Crisis

Leaders Must Rise Above Their Discontents

Novaya Gazeta, Sep. 5, 2014
30 May 2014 Gorbachev: The Eurasian Union is not a replica of the Soviet Union Russian News Service, May 30, 2014
25 February 2014 AP Interview: Gorbachev calls for Ukraine unity Associated Press, 24.02 2014
19 November 2013 Matlock, Reagan's Soviet Teacher, Never Stops Learning The Moscow Times, 14.11.2013
12 November 2013 FUJII Youichi. What Was Shestidesiatnichestvo for Soviet Philosophers? Acta Slavica Iaponica, Tomus 33. 2013
9 October 2013 October 1993: The Rise of a New Russian Autocracy By Lilia Shevtsova, Carnegie Moscow Center 02.10.2013
4 September 2013 Putin and Obama must start talking, warns Gorbachev The Times, 04.09.2013
19 April 2013 Gorbachev sees global failure to address eco-risks News, 19.04.2013



As the global community moves deeper into the 2020s, it has become clear that the world may be on the brink of major changes. The new global challenge presented by the coronavirus pandemic caught everyone entirely by surprise. All countries turned out to be equal in terms of their limited ability to counteract the new global threat. 22 June 2020
Mikhail Gorbachev contributed an article to the special edition of the newspaper Osservatore Romano, published by the Holy See. The article, titled He Remains Our Contemporary, was also carried by Italy’s leading newspaper La Repubblica. 18 May 2020

Gorbachev in the news media