April 25,2020, marks the 75th anniversary of the momentous occasion when U.S. and Soviet forces met at the Elbe River in the city of Torgau, Germany, successfully cutting the German army in two.
The "Meeting on the Elbe" signaled the approaching end of the Nazi regime and was heralded around the world. Today, the joyfulness created by that open display of comradeship between East and West is needed more than ever.
Roundtable Table Discussion of the Ending of the Cold War in Moscow
June 04, 2018
Sponsored by Gorbachev Foundation and Kennan Institute, participated by both US and Russian scholars. Also Jack Matlock, ambassadr of the US to the USSR, Thomas M. Leary, Minister Counselro for Public Affairs, Embassy of the US, gave speeches.