ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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End of the Road

End of the Road? CAUGHT between aggressive but foolish 'hardliners' on the one hand and crafty tacticians at the opposite end on the other, Mikhail Gorbachev's pragmatic exercise of socialist renewal appears to be inexorably heading to its unceremonious end. The direction of this trajectory was perhaps predetermined by many weighty variables in the complex concatenation in the historical situation; the ill considered misadventure of the 'gang of eight' has only hastened its pace.

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