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Click on a title below to access either an individual article (denoted by an asterisk) or a set of articles published as a Special Report. The issue of publication appears in parentheses.

Special Reports for " History"

Glasnost: What It Is And Isn't

Is glasnost a short-term tactic or a fundamental reform? Sovietologists examine Mikhail Gorbachev's call for "openness" in the Soviet Union and Geneva talks on arms control and the strong possibility of a U.S.-Soviet summit in the fall.

As the United States and the Soviet Union continue to confront one another on key issues such as arms control, human rights, and communist ...

Gorbachev and the 'New Millennium'
Glasnost, or openness, is no radical departure from the past but a revitalization of the spirit of Leninism....

Glasnost: A Fundamental Reform
Glasnost is a change in party strategy rather than tactics, and it reflects deep-seated political needs of the leadership....

Glasnost: Genuine or Illusory?
Glasnost is a short and very intensive effort by the Soviets to get through their current crisis....

Desperately Seeking Stability
From the Soviets' economy to human rights to disarmament - we are dealing with Potemkin villages, behind which the reality of socialist decline is hiding....

How Eastern Europe Looks at Glasnost
Gorbachev's initiative is judged differently in each Eastern European state, and each regime has different reasons to fear or to support it....

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