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It was the political openness and free dicussion of issues from Mikhail Gorbachev (the general secretary of the Soviet Communist party in 1985).


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It is the name given to the reforming policies of Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev, the last leader of the Soviet Union as we know it. After his reforms, the old Soviet Union communist system collapsed, to once again be known as "Russia."
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