Published On: Wed, Aug 31st, 2022
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Respected in the West, Gorbachev was seen as a reckless chatterbox in Russia

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Mikhail Gorbachev, who died on Tuesday at age 91, liked to talk. And after he took power in the Soviet Union in 1985, he wanted his country to talk, and talk openly, about its problems. It only hastened its demise.

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