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Ian Davidson

Ian Davidson has been Foreign Affairs Editor of the Financial Times since 1979. He is the author of Britain and the Making of Europe.

Moscow’s New Elite

Ian Davidson, 19 June 1986

The promotion of Mikhail Gorbachev to top job in the Kremlin a little over a year ago has commanded intense interest in the outside world. Two new biographies, one by a West German newspaper correspondent, the other by a Russian émigré, will in their different ways do something to satisfy that interest. But why exactly are we so interested?

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