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Gorbachev or Gorbachov (ɡərbaˈtʃɒf)
Mikhail Sergeevich (mixaˈil sirˈɡjejivitʃ). born 1931, Soviet statesman; general secretary of the Soviet Communist Party (1985--91): president (1988--91). Nobel peace prize 1990. His reforms ended the Communist monopoly of power and led to the break-up of the Soviet Union
Gorbachov or Gorbachov

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