1 Article by: Jonathan Steele

Jonathan Steele was the Guardian’s bureau chief in Moscow from 1988 to 1994. He is the author of Eternal Russia: Yeltsin, Gorbachev, and the Mirage of Democracy.

Where’s Our Gorbachev?

The United States today isn’t on the verge of a Soviet-style disintegration — but neither is there any force at the top willing and able to reform our political system.