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Gorbachev's free press legacy can still survive Putin

Posted on AllSides September 14th, 2022
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The Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev I knew was not the one known to most of the world—statesman, unwinder of the Cold War, Nobel Peace Prize winner. 

My Gorbi was an old romantic who, in 1993, in the midst of the chaos from the Soviet Union’s collapse, helped launch one of Russia’s first independent news outlets—Novaya Gazeta, where I worked until recently.

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