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Mikhail Gorbachev

On March 11, Mikhail Gorbachev was elected general secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, a post he would have for six years. This period also saw him become the empire's executive president, win the Nobel Peace Prize and, just as important, depicted as a puppet in Genesis' "Land of Confusion" video.
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