26 May 1995 HE FATHER OF GLASNOST, ALEXANDER Yakovlev is most famous for his role as one of Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev’s key advisers. However, he was also instrumental in shaping public opinion to support the Soviet Union’s pre-Gorbachev policies and is one of the few perestroika-era politicians to still hold a powerful position. Yakovlev […]

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