Mikhail Gorbachev

November 1, 1996

(Photograph) - Former Soviet president Mikhail Gorbachev was in Oxford earlier this week as a guest of St Anthony's College. He was welcomed by Lord Jenkins, chancellor of the university, to the Sheldonian Theatre, where he gave a lecture on Russia's past and future. Archie Brown assesses the man who is revered in the West but disparaged in his own country on page 16.

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