Mikhail Gorbachev

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Noun1.Mikhail Gorbachev - Soviet statesman whose foreign policy brought an end to the Cold War and whose domestic policy introduced major reforms (born in 1931)Mikhail Gorbachev - Soviet statesman whose foreign policy brought an end to the Cold War and whose domestic policy introduced major reforms (born in 1931)
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Until the advent of Mikhail S. Gorbachev, no large and glorious empire in all of history had ever decided of its own volition to dismantle itself.
Grachev rescinded Mikhail S. Gorbachev's pledge never to be the first to use nuclear weapons.
Mikhail S. Gorbachev's policy of glasnost, or openness, made this possible, Harkness says.