The Gorbachev reforms: a relationship between human rights and mutual security
Gorbachev and Soviet reform: insights on the present and future.
Orlov, Yuri, 1924-
Orlov discusses the current situation in the Soviet Union in view of glasnost and suggests that the withdrawal of Soviet troops from Afghanistan is unique in the history of the Soviet Union.
Recorded in Ithaca, NY by Cornell University. Sponsored by: November 11th Committee. Speaker(s): Orlov is a Soviet physicist who was deported to the U.S. in 1986 after years of prison, labor camp and Siberian exile for his human rights activism. He became a Senior Scientist at Cornell and later Professor of Physics and Government.35 minutes