ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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SOVIET UNION-Gorbachev s Diagnoses and Prescriptions

SOVIET UNION Gorbachev's Diagnoses and Prescriptions R G Gidadhubli THE political report of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (CPSU) delivered by the General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev to the 27th Party Congress on February 25, 1986 is a landmark in the history of the CPSU though albeit, slightly less significant than the 20th Party Congress held precisely 30 years earlier. Gorbachev has made a critical assessment of Brezhnev's role for the present 'not-so-healthy' state of Soviet economy and society. He has also made a series of radical proposals for solving the problems facing the country which may affect the existing economic model. In order to explain his position, Gorbachev has devoted a section to discuss economic issues of the USSR which deserves careful analysis.

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