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n. - A policy of the Soviet government allowing freer discussion of social problems.

Usage examples (35)
  • Today's glasnost policy being implemented in the USSR is along the same lines.
  • In 1989, then secretary of state Baker was trying to improve relations with the Soviet Union and to ensure the continuation of "glasnost" - and "perestroika" - in the...
  • He is very good at glasnost, which is exactly what China lacks.
  • Gorbachev is known as the father of "glasnost," (openness). for more
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