Gorbachov an understanding of the Soviet Union through his speeches with special reference to his new rules of the Communist Party by Mikhail Sergeevich Gorbachev

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Published by T.F.H. Publications in Neptune, N.J .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • World politics -- 1985-1995,
  • Nuclear power plants -- Ukraine -- Chernobylʹ -- Accidents,
  • Soviet Union -- Politics and government -- 1985-1991,
  • Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- 1975-

Edition Notes

Cover title: Gorbachov and the Chernobyl disaster

Book details

Other titlesGorbachov and the Chernobyl disaster
StatementMikhail Sergeevich Gorbachev ; edited by Herbert R. Axelrod with Lisa Gutschmit
ContributionsAxelrod, Herbert R, Gutschmit, Lisa
The Physical Object
Pagination189 p. :
Number of Pages189
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16258938M
ISBN 100866226494

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