Some articles on gorbachev:
... his resignation and the dissolution of the Soviet Union, Gorbachev remained active in Russian politics. 1993 in an attempt to achieve even greater powers as president, Gorbachev did not vote and instead called for new presidential elections ... Following a failed run for the presidency in 1996, Gorbachev established the Social Democratic Party of Russia, a union between several Russian social democratic parties ...
Famous quotes containing the words foundation and/or gorbachev:
“Wonder is the foundation of all philosophy; research, the progress; ignorance, the end. There is, by heavens, a strong and generous kind of ignorance that yields nothing, for honour and courage, to knowledge: an ignorance to conceive which needs no less knowledge than to conceive knowledge.”
—Michel de Montaigne (15331592)
“The market came with the dawn of civilization and it is not an invention of capitalism.... If it leads to improving the well-being of the people there is no contradiction with socialism.”
—Mikhail Gorbachev (b. 1931)