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Gorbachev warns world ‘on brink of new Cold War’

Former Soviet Leader Mikhail Gorbachev stands in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany.

Former Soviet Leader Mikhail Gorbachev stands in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany.  

Former Soviet leader Mikhail S. Gorbachev said tensions between the major powers have put the world “on the brink of a new Cold War”.

Mr. Gorbachev spoke on Saturday at an event marking the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, close to the city’s iconic Brandenburg Gate. Mr. Gorbachev called for new trust to be built through dialogue with Moscow, and suggested the West should lift sanctions imposed against senior Russian officials over its actions in eastern Ukraine.

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