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July 14, 1990 | CAREY GOLDBERG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
With hard-liner Yegor K. Ligachev and ideology chief Vadim A. Medvedev out of the running for the Communist Party Politburo's new lineup, talk at the party congress turned Friday to whether the two, once among the nation's most powerful men, would now be compiling their scrapbooks and growing roses. Ligachev, as chipper as ever amid a mass of reporters, said he plans to go home to Siberia and write a book. "I'm leaving," he said.
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July 14, 1990 | CAREY GOLDBERG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
With hard-liner Yegor K. Ligachev and ideology chief Vadim A. Medvedev out of the running for the Communist Party Politburo's new lineup, talk at the party congress turned Friday to whether the two, once among the nation's most powerful men, would now be compiling their scrapbooks and growing roses. Ligachev, as chipper as ever amid a mass of reporters, said he plans to go home to Siberia and write a book. "I'm leaving," he said.
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October 6, 1988 | MICHAEL PARKS, Times Staff Writer
Vadim A. Medvedev, who became the Soviet Communist Party's new chief ideologist in the realignment of the Kremlin leadership last week, called in a speech published here on Wednesday for "a new conception of socialism." Medvedev, breaking sharply with his predecessor, Yegor K. Ligachev, said that other political and economic systems, including capitalism, hold valuable lessons for the Soviet Union.
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June 28, 1990 | MICHAEL PARKS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Despite a conservative surge that could undermine President Mikhail S. Gorbachev's hopes of accelerating his reform program, the leadership of the Soviet Communist Party intends to proceed with its congress next week as scheduled, a ranking member of the party's Politburo said Wednesday. Vadim A.
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June 28, 1990 | MICHAEL PARKS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Despite a conservative surge that could undermine President Mikhail S. Gorbachev's hopes of accelerating his reform program, the leadership of the Soviet Communist Party intends to proceed with its congress next week as scheduled, a ranking member of the party's Politburo said Wednesday. Vadim A.
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December 27, 1989 | MICHAEL PARKS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Soviet Communist Party, trying to prevent a far-reaching split in its ranks, Tuesday authorized President Mikhail S. Gorbachev and other senior leaders to undertake a peace mission to the Soviet Baltic republic of Lithuania, whose Communist Party declared its independence from Moscow last week.
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October 1, 1988 | MICHAEL PARKS, Times Staff Writer
Soviet leader Mikhail S. Gorbachev dramatically reshaped the Kremlin's political hierarchy on Friday, moving key supporters into the Communist Party's ruling Politburo and retiring four of its longtime members, including Andrei A. Gromyko, who for decades represented the grim face of Soviet diplomacy.
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July 4, 1990 | JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Conservative die-hards and reformers went to war Tuesday for the hearts and minds of the Soviet Communist Party, with Yegor K. Ligachev denouncing the Gorbachev era's "reckless radicalism" and other leaders defending policies that stripped the "evil empire" label from their nation. One day after President Mikhail S.
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November 29, 1988 | Associated Press
The Kremlin's new ideology chief said today he opposes the publication of the "Gulag Archipelago" and other works by exiled author Alexander Solzhenitsyn because they would undermine Soviet society. "I am against the publication of a number of works by Solzhenitsyn, and in the first place such works as 'Lenin in Zurich,' and the 'Gulag Archipelago,' " said Politburo member Vadim A. Medvedev.
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April 22, 1989 | From Associated Press
Alexander I. Solzhenitsyn's banned chronicle of dictator Josef Stalin's labor camps, "The Gulag Archipelago," will be published this year by a literary journal, a secretary at the magazine said Friday. Selected chapters from the lengthy book will appear before year's end in the magazine Novy Mir, the secretary, Valentina Ivanovna, said in a telephone interview. She refused to say who in the Soviet leadership had approved publication of the gripping tale of repression under Stalin.
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December 27, 1989 | MICHAEL PARKS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Soviet Communist Party, trying to prevent a far-reaching split in its ranks, Tuesday authorized President Mikhail S. Gorbachev and other senior leaders to undertake a peace mission to the Soviet Baltic republic of Lithuania, whose Communist Party declared its independence from Moscow last week.
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October 6, 1988 | MICHAEL PARKS, Times Staff Writer
Vadim A. Medvedev, who became the Soviet Communist Party's new chief ideologist in the realignment of the Kremlin leadership last week, called in a speech published here on Wednesday for "a new conception of socialism." Medvedev, breaking sharply with his predecessor, Yegor K. Ligachev, said that other political and economic systems, including capitalism, hold valuable lessons for the Soviet Union.
NEWS
October 1, 1988 | MICHAEL PARKS, Times Staff Writer
Soviet leader Mikhail S. Gorbachev dramatically reshaped the Kremlin's political hierarchy on Friday, moving key supporters into the Communist Party's ruling Politburo and retiring four of its longtime members, including Andrei A. Gromyko, who for decades represented the grim face of Soviet diplomacy.
NEWS
November 30, 1988 | Associated Press
The Soviet Union's new ideology chief said Tuesday that he opposes the publication of the "Gulag Archipelago" and other works by exiled author Alexander I. Solzhenitsyn because they would undermine Soviet society. "I am against the publication of a number of works by Solzhenitsyn, and in the first place such works as 'Lenin in Zurich' and the 'Gulag Archipelago,' " said Politburo member Vadim A. Medvedev.
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January 10, 1990 | From Times Wire Services
Thousands of Lithuanians, carrying national flags and banners, rallied to demand independence from the Soviet Union today, a day before Mikhail S. Gorbachev's scheduled trip to confront the Baltic republic's defiant Communist Party. A sea of banners, posters and yellow, green and red vertically striped Lithuanian national flags filled historic Cathedral Square in the medieval city as about 25,000 people gathered to demand an end to half a century of Soviet rule.
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