Photo Gallery: Gorbachev's Friends and Enemies
02/27/2013
Mikail Gorbachev (seen here in Feb. 2012) was the last General Secretary of the...
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Mikail Gorbachev (seen here in Feb. 2012) was the last General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (1985-1991) and the first and last President of the Soviet Union (1988-1991). He has spent the last five years working on a new memoir, whose Russian title is "Alone With Myself."