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By ASSOCIATED PRESS
Published July 29, 2007


Verbatim 

"The Americans want so much to be the winners. The fact that they are sick with this illness, this winners' complex, is the main reason why everything in the world is so confused and so complicated."

Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev, speaking Friday

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1991

On July 31 of that year U.S. President George Bush and Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev signed a long-range nuclear weapons reduction pact at a Moscow summit.