‘New World Order’ and Russian-American Relations

  • Henry Trofimenko


The former, though very recent, number two person in the Soviet Union’s hierarchy — Yegor Ligachev — starts his memoirs with the observation that Gorbachev’s policy ‘was facing West but appeared to be with its back to the supreme interests of the Motherland.’ ‘I am convinced,’ adds Ligachev, ‘that this basic defect of Gorbachev’s policy has led the country to a catastrophe.’1


Foreign Policy Security Council Former Soviet Union Liberal Democratic Party World Order 
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