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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

28 December 2011 Jeffrey Sachs. Gorbachev and the Struggle for Democracy Huffington Post, 26.12.2011
28 December 2011 Eric Margolis. Thank You, Mikhail Gorbachev, For Not Starting WWIII Huffington Post, 27.12.2011
23 December 2011 William Taubman. The Impact of Individual Leaders on Perestroika: What if Gorbachev and Yeltsin had Cooperated to the End? Speech at a Gorbachev Foundation Conference, Moscow, November 10-11, 2011
17 October 2011 Mikhail Gorbachev. A Farewell to Nuclear Arms Project Syndicate, 09.10.2011
14 October 2011 Mikhail Gorbachev: We should have preserved the Soviet Union The Christian Science Monitor, 13.10.2011
26 September 2011 Russia risks six 'lost years' under Putin, says Gorbachev, 26.09.2011
22 August 2011 Mikhail Gorbachev. Lessons from the U.S.S.R. coup attempt The Washington Post, 21.08.2011
15 August 2011 Mikhail Gorbachev: 'They Were Truly Idiots' Spiegel Online, 16.08.2011
3 June 2011 The NS Profile: Mikhail Gorbachev The New Statesman, 01.05.2011
31 May 2011 Gorbachev urges Putin not to stray from democracy Reuters, 26.05.2011



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