Back on The Road Again

In Belgrade, the capital, he repeatedly waded into excited crowds with Wife Raisa to shake hands and shout good wishes amid cries of "Mikhail! Mikhail!" In the northern city of Ljubljana, he toured a high-tech electronics plant that has a product line including robots used by U.S. automobile manufacturers. In the Adriatic resort of Dubrovnik, he strolled the Stradun, the city's marble-paved pedestrian thoroughfare, and was again greeted by cheering spectators.

Soviet Leader Mikhail Gorbachev was on the road again last week, this time bringing his trademark style of personal diplomacy to Yugoslavia, a nonaligned Communist country. His primary goal during...

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