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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

16 March 2010 Mikhail Gorbachev. Perestroika at 25 The New York Times, 13.03.2010
12 March 2010 Archie Brown. When Gorbachev Took Charge The New York Times 10.03.2010
15 February 2010 Gorbachev awarded new Dresden Prize Deutsche Welle // 14.02.2010
9 February 2010 Mikhail Gorbachev. Soviet Lessons From Afghanistan The New York Times, 04.02.2010
17 December 2009 Mikhail Gorbachev. We Have a Real Emergency The New York Times, 09.12.2009
4 December 2009 Failure in Copenhagen would be ''catastrophic risk'': Gorbachev Spacedaily // 3.12.2009
12 November 2009 Katrina vanden Heuvel, Stephen F. Cohen. Gorbachev on 1989 The Nation // 28.10.2009



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