Gerasimov, Gennady

Gennady Gerasimov. As the press secretary for the Soviet Foreign Ministry, Gerasimov often served as Gorbachev’s spokesman too. He was a liberal man who had spent time in Prague at Problems of Peace and Socialism and also knew the U.S. well. See pp. 13,14, 45, 78, 134n5, 163, 183,186.