THE NEW U.S.S.R.
The faces express determination, involvement, expectation but also anxiety, for Mikhail Gorbachev is well on his way to creating a new U.S.S.R. TIME presents a 63-page report on how his reforms are changing the Soviet Union, from polling booth to factory, from classroom to stage, from wheat field to metropolitan market. Whatever course the Gorbachev revolution finally takes, it is already one of the most momentous events of the second half of the 20th century.
THE UNION: YELTSIN'S GREAT COMEBACK
Election victories give populists more clout. -- An exclusive poll shows what the comrade thinks. -- Haunted...