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    • Mikhail Gorbachev Presented By : Mandar Pandeshwar(34) Jayesh Parab(35) Vishal Pasi(36)
    • Life
    • Political Career
    • Reforms
      • Uskoreniye (acceleration)
      • Glasnost (liberalisation, openness)
      • Perestroika (restructuring)
      • Demokratizatsiya (democratization)
      • Alcohol reform
      • Political reforms
      • Law on Cooperatives , 1988
      • Withdrawal of Soviet forces from Afghanistan
    • Collapse of Soviet Union
      • Severe shortages of basic food
      • supplies
      • Glasnost and Demokratizatsiya
      • Referendum of 1991 for the
      • preservation of the USSR
      • The August Coup
      • Ukrainian popular referendum on December 1, 1991
      • Gorbachev’s resignation
    • End of Cold War
      • In 1988, Soviet Union abandon Brezhnev Doctrine.
      • String of revolutions in Eastern European counties like East Germany, Poland, Hungary, and Czechoslovakia in late 1989–90.
      • Withdrawal of Soviet troops from Eastern European countries.
      • In 1990 reunification of East with West Germany.
      • This effectively ended the Cold War, and for this Gorbachev was awarded the Nobel peace prize on October 15, 1990.
    • Honours and Accolades
      • 1990: Nobel Prize
      • 1992: Ronald Reagan Freedom Award
      • 1993: Legum Doctor, honoris causa from
      • Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada
      • 1994: Grawemeyer Award
      • 1995: Honorary Doctorate from Durham University, England
      • 1996: Courage of Conscience Award
      • 2004: Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album
      • 2005: Point Alpha Prize
    • References
      • http://en.wikipedia.org
      • http://www.britannica.com
      • http://www.mikhailgorbachev.org
      • http://www.nobleprizes.org
      • Thank You
    • Quick Facts
      • Crimson birthmark on the top of his bald head
      • was the source of much satire among critics and
      • cartoonists
      • Founded the Gorbachev Foundation in 1992,
      • headquartered in San Francisco, California
      • Founder and president of Green Cross
      • International(1993), a non-profit organization
      • that focuses on global ecological law
      • Gorbachev appeared as himself in the Wim Wenders film, Faraway, So Close!
      • Gorbachev appeared with his granddaughter Anastasia in an internationally-screened television commercial for Pizza Hut