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Choosing the click over the brick

...that title given to Mahatma Gandhi in 1930? To Dwight Eisenhower in 1944? To Martin Luther King Jr. in 1963? Mikhail Gorbachev in 1989? Now Time magazine has just chosen the founder of Amazon.com, a guy whose contribution to world peace...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122399/Ope_goodman.html
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Celebrate Russia's freedom

...within months. The main successor state, Russia, soon will celebrate 10 years of freedom. Former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev, writing soon after the crisis, said he always thought that a coup, while possible, could not succeed. His famous...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082701/opE_edboard2.shtml
Opinion
Yeltsin leaves a democratic Russia

...of Russia's White House and raised his fist in defiance of Soviet hard-line coup plotters seeking to overthrow Mikhail Gorbachev. President Clinton had it right when late last year he recalled that as ``one of the most important moments in...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010300/Ope_edit.html
Opinion
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...of Russia's White House and raised his fist in defiance of Soviet hard-line coup plotters seeking to overthrow Mikhail Gorbachev. President Clinton had it right when late last year he recalled that as ``one of the most important moments in...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010300/Ope_edit.shtml
Outside editorials: Remembering Yeltsin

...staring down the military coup against Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev. Yeltsin's dramatic gesture shattered the nerves...to resist a coup by hard-liners against reformer Mikhail Gorbachev in 1991. And as his nation's first freely elected...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/042507/opi_20070425022.shtml
Opinion
Country salutes Reagan

...Soviet empire, will attend, as will the last premier of the Soviet Union that Reagan so long and stoutly opposed, Mikhail Gorbachev. The State Department counted 141 embassies intending to send representatives to honor Reagan. Unfolding with the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061004/sta_reagan.shtml
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Idolatry of Ronald Reagan doesn't square with his history

...box of Di-Gel to get through the day." They were particularly upset about Reagan's outreach to Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev. What you never hear today from the marketers of the myth is that the Republican right went nuts when Reagan was...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020811/opi_782430821.shtml
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Kodiak artist takes Alutiiq artwork to Smithsonian Institution

...Rubenstein home, they saw pictures of the couple with the Pope, with presidents and with former Russian leader Mikhail Gorbachev. "I'm going, 'Who are these people?"' Kyle Crow said of his well-connected hosts. Haakanson-Crow said...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112805/sta_20051128012.shtml
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Anwar Sadat's vision for Egypt

...al-Youssef this week. Most of the articles inside agree: Sadat was a clever politician.Sadat, like Soviet chief Mikhail Gorbachev and white South African President Frederik W. De Klerk later, was a leader who saw the handwriting on the wall...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2011-10-10/anwar-sadats-vision-egypt
Opinion
The New START treaty deserves to be ratified

...followers of being a "useful idiot" and committing "nuclear suicide." Instead, Reagan's readiness to reach out to Mikhail Gorbachev helped bring about the dissolution of the Soviet empire. Obama's critics are intent on portraying him as bent...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071410/opi_675715013.shtml
Opinion

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