Gorbachev says Russia needs ‘honest’ elections

Russia needs to make urgent changes to its political system if it is to avoid instability, former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev warned on Wednesday. “For Russia, honest and free elections, as well as political competition, are as necessary as fresh air,” Gorbachev, 80, said in an article published by the popular Moskovsky Komsomolets newspaper. He […]