"...In October 1917, we parted with the old world, rejecting it once and for all.
We are moving toward a new world, a world of Communism.
We shall never turn off that road."
(1931- ) General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, the last head of state of the USSR (1985-1991)
speech at the 70th anniversary of the Bolshevik Revolution (1987)