- Mikhail Gorbachev became General Secretary of the Party in March 1985 praised in the West but not as adored in the East ANJ's"Gorbachov music

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Mikhail Gorbachev: became General Secretary of the Party in March 1985 praised in the West, but not as adored in the East ANJ’s “Gorbachov” music video first Soviet leader born after 1917 Revolution: 1931 in North Caucuses connections for Gorbachev 1950: admitted to Moscow State University (best in nation) based on scores: did not have connections joins Communist Party in 1952: becomes a bureaucrat 1955: goes back to hometown after graduation 1970: named First Secretary of Stavropol regional party organization 1971: becomes a member of the Central Cmte 1978: becomes a Secretary of Agriculture of Central Cmte & moves to Moscow develops a better relationship with Andropov 1980: Andropov promotes him to a full member of the Politburo
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This note was uploaded on 06/28/2011 for the course HY 265 taught by Professor Dr.georgeliber during the Spring '10 term at University of Alabama at Birmingham.

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- Mikhail Gorbachev became General Secretary of the Party in March 1985 praised in the West but not as adored in the East ANJ's"Gorbachov music

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