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Congress (I) and CPSU

moment as very much a part of the establishment on this side. He belongs, the west European right, along with their peers across the Atlantic, have almost come to cultivate a fraternal feeling towards Mikhail Gorbachev, they arc sure he is going to deliver. They occasionally get agitated over only the doings of Yegor Ligachev; one has to watch out for that slimy one, he may yet try to sabotage Gorbachev. The west European right, Margaret Thatcher not excluded, are pretending that they have a privileged, participatory role within the Soviet Party Politbureau, and that they have an obligation to take sides in the battles taking place there.

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