Mikhail Gorbachev The Soviet Innovator Author:Steven Otfinoski Premier Mikhail Gorbachev knew that an awesome task lay before him. How would he solve his country's many economic problems? How would he heal the wounds inflicted by past Russian dictators? How would he deal with the suspicious generals who did not want the Soviet Union to change? Could he convince the Americans that he wanted world peace?
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Mikhail Gorbachev: The Soviet Innovator chronicles the rise of the most remarkable Soviet leader in forty years. Witness the hard life of young Gorbachev and other Russians who lived under a cruel dictator. Then watch his ascent to the top position of power in the USSR and his emergence as a world leader.« less