Pavel Palazhchenko

Interview with Pavel Palazhchenko



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Biographical Note:

Pavel Palazhchenko served as the chief English interpreter for Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev from 1985 to 1991. He now contributes to the Gorbachev Foundation in a variety of capacities, including heading the organization's press office.


Pavel Palazhchenko, interview by Ivan Grek, 24 September 2021. "U.S.-Russian Relations under Bush and Putin" Collective Memory Project, Center for Presidential History, Southern Methodist University.