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New Left Review I/179, January-February 1990

Zhores Medvedev

Soviet Power Today

I would like to begin by asking you about Gorbachev’s political development. Whatever happens in the future, he has become someone considerably more important in the history of the Soviet Union, and the history of the world, than Khrushchev. When did this qualitative change in his role take place? When did he become radicalized and why?

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