October 1, 2022

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Emmanuel Macron “salutes a man of peace whose choices have opened the way to freedom for Russians”

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00:35 : Years later, in 2014, Mikhail Gorbachev explained in Thierry Artisan’s collection that this publicity helped fund his foundation:

00:34 : The last leader of the Soviet Union surprised many by appearing in a Pizza Hut ad in 1997.

00:25 : The BBC looks back in film at the life of the last leader of the Soviet UnionIncluding this photo of Mikhail Gorbachev At the 27th Congress of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union in 1986, he presided over the first meeting of communist leaders after coming to power the previous year.


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00:19 : In March 2012, former Soviet leader, France 2’s 20 Hour guest, Vladimir Putin ran for re-election. Then he called on Shakti”‘Official’. See:

00:15 : UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres expressed his opinion “deep sadness” After the death of Mikhail Gorbachev, tributes were paid “A unique politician who changed the course of history”.

00:13 : Respect Gorbachev’s memory, he proved that the unexpected can happen2 The underground spirit of freedom can work and transform a mentality formed from childhood into a dogmatic dogma.

00:12 : Philosopher Edgar Morin pays tribute to ex-Soviet leader on Twitter.

00:11 : “It is a symbol of freedom and speed toward a more balanced world.”

Vladimir Fedorovsky was Mikhail Gorbachev’s diplomatic advisor during the period of glasnost (openness). “Michael Gorbachev Seeking a balance of interests, trying to distance ourselves from the world in terms of power, He underlines at franceinfo. It was sad to see the world so close to the abyss.”

00:05 : I was saddened to hear of Gorbachev’s death. I have always admired his courage and integrity in bringing the Cold War to a peaceful end. During Putin’s occupation of Ukraine, his tireless commitment to opening up Soviet society is an example to us all.

00:03 : Outgoing British Prime Minister Boris Johnson did not hesitate to draw comparisons to Mikhail Gorbachev on Twitter. “Still Appreciated courage and honesty”For the current Russian president. During Putin’s occupation of Ukraine, his tireless commitment to opening up Soviet society was an example to us all.He wrote.

00:00 : Death of Mikhail Gorbachev. The last leader of the Soviet Union died on Tuesday, August 30. He was 91. In 1991, his fall from power brought about the end of the Soviet Union. https://t.co/MIkBhcyFHX

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11:59 p.m : On December 25, 1991, INA rebroadcasts part of the live televised announcement of Mikhail Gorbachev’s resignation that led to the end of the Soviet Union. The entire speech lasted 12 minutes.

11:56 p.m : I was saddened to hear of the passing of Mikhail Gorbachev. He tried to give a better life to his people. His life was consequential because without him and his courage, a peaceful end to the Cold War would have been impossible.

11:55 p.m : Reactions to the death of the former leader of the Soviet Union are also beginning to pour in across the Atlantic. Former US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice tweeted “Without him, a peaceful end to the Cold War would have been impossible”.

11:52 p.m : Vladimir Putin “I will send condolences to family and loved ones in the morning” The former leader of the Soviet Union, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov, was quoted by the TASS news agency as confirming the conclusion of the short message of condolences delivered by the Russian president this evening.

11:50 p.m : Mikhail Gorbachev will go down in history as the man who tried to transform dictatorship into democracy.

At France Info, Jacques Attali has Michael Gorbachev “Memory of a Man Truly Free from the Old System”. “We didn’t do what he needed to stabilize the regime he wanted to be democratic. We know the rest.”He adds.

11:47 p.m : Russian President Vladimir Putin has expressed his deepest condolences over the death of the last leader of the Soviet Union, Mikhail Gorbachev, the Kremlin said.

11:45 p.m : Mikhail Gorbachev was a trusted and respected leader. He was instrumental in ending the Cold War and bringing down the Iron Curtain. It paved the way for an independent Europe. This legacy is one we will never forget. RIP Mikhail Gorbachev

11:45 p.m : At the European level, Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission, congratulated her on Twitter “A reliable leader (he) paved the way for a free Europe”.

11:43 pm : By changing Russia, denying the ravages of war and not ordering the firing on Berlin, he quite simply bucked the course of the 20th century. Remembering Mikhail #Gorbachev, an example to his country and the world. Today and tomorrow. https://t.co/MfpWEhfhsH

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11:43 pm : Reactions continue within the French political class. Renaud Muselier, president of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur regional council, tweeted the news: “He simply reversed the course of the 20th century.”

11:39 p.m : On December 25, 1985, Antenne 2’s 8pm news devoted a report to “The Gorbachev Year”, while Mikhail Gorbachev came to power a few months ago. “It is safe to say that his accession to the head of the Soviet Union was a decisive event.”Reporter Daniel Bilalian said. Will have to look again at INA.

11:31 p.m : Mikhail Gorbachev He is regarded as the man who made many concessions to the West.”Analysis on franceinfo Jean de Gliniasty, director of research at Iris and former French ambassador to Russia.

11:29 p.m : In The future of a global world, a seminal work published by Flammarion Editions at the end of 2019, Mikhail Gorbachev condemned the new nuclear arms race and accused the Americans of seeking to restore their hegemony in this way. French culture Leaning on this political will of “Corby”..

11:17 p.m : A key figure in European history exits as Mikhail #Gorbachev passes away. He would be the man of Perestroika and the peaceful end of the Soviet Union and the Communist Bloc. What an air of hope he evoked… https://t.co/4uFz3Yytj6

11:17 p.m : Tributes to the former leader of the Soviet Union were not long in coming from the side of the French political class. Valerie Pécresse, President LR of Ile-de-France, congratulated her on Twitter “An important figure in European history”. “He will be the man of perestroika and the peaceful end of the Soviet Union and the Communist camp.”She wrote.

11:08 p.m : At home, he promised and achieved greater transparency by restructuring his country’s society and economy as it collapsed (…) He ended the Soviet debacle in Afghanistan, where for five extraordinary months in 1989 he witnessed the explosion of the communist system. From the Baltics to the Balkans, countries already weakened by widespread corruption and poor economies”American Daily continues.

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11:04 p.m : Few leaders of the 20th century, or indeed of any century, have had such a profound impact on their times. In just over six turbulent years, Mr. Gorbachev lifted the Iron Curtain and decisively changed the political landscape of the world.”to write The New York Times (in English).

11:01 p.m : It’s a piece of 20th century history that’s going to disappear tonight… and that’s going to mark a country and a whole world. An attractive man

11:01 p.m : A great man. He who changed the destiny of Europe and the whole world. Grief and Tribute.

11:01 p.m : Let us not forget that he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1990! An honest and complex man left us this evening.

11:01 p.m : When I was young I was lucky enough to meet Mikhail Gorbachev one day during a trip to Moscow. I remember him as a very humane and honest person. to tear

11:01 p.m : Many of you, in the comments, pay tribute to the Russian politician, not much appreciated by his fellow citizens, Analyzed for franceinfo Carol Grimaud-Potter, expert on Russia and post-Soviet spaces.

11:01 p.m : He won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1990 for advocating a policy of rapprochement with the West. He finally resigned on December 25, 1991, leading to the end of the Soviet Union.

10:53 p.m : Former head of state led the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) from 1985 until its dissolution in 1991. Faced with serious crises, he initiated political and economic reforms aimed at modernizing and democratizing the Soviet Union.


(MALTA OSSOWSKI / SVEN SIMON / DPA Picture-Alliance via AFP)

11:01 p.m : “This evening (Tuesday), after a long and serious illness, Mikhail Sergeevich Gorbachev died.”Central Medical Hospital TSKB announces.