Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev
Gorbatschow Michail Sergejewitsch
The Russian politician Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev (b. 1931) was from March 1985 to August 1991 Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party and from March 1990 to December 1991 by the way, last president of the Soviet Union. Through his policy of glasnost (openness) and perestroika (rebuilding, remodeling), he managed the end of the Cold War, and finally (accidentally) probably also the end of the USSR. He was awarded the 1990 Nobel Peace Prize. Due to its absolute abstinence Gorbachev was also called "The Dry". He devoted himself intensively to the fight against poor morale, corruption and abuse of alcohol, which were the causes of the great economic problems of the USSR at that time. In a national campaign rigorous measures against excessive alcohol consumption ...You see a shortened form of description. The full description is reserved for our subscribers.