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March 2, 2011 - on his 80th birthday, gorbachev is awarded russia's highest honor, the order of st andrew, by president dmitry medvedev. Born in southern russia in 1931, mikhail gorbachev served as the last leader of the soviet union the youngest member of the politburo, he assumed the. So it's timely that william taubman has just released his new biography, gorbachev: his life and times, a compelling look at the last leader of.
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