Example sentences for: perestroika

How can you use “perestroika” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Currently two Russian words are challenging correspondents, among others, to find English equivalents: perestroika and glasnost '. The first of these Gorbachevian buzzwords can be handily calqued into English as `restructuring.

  • … The people in the KGB, in some way, prepared perestroika … because they were very open and they knew the exact situation in the economy, inside Russia, and what was happening outside."

  • As the winds of perestroika blew in from Moscow, Kádár was removed from power in 1988, and, in 1989, the formation of opposition parties was legalized.

  • Glasnost and perestroika are obvious examples of old Russian words that have acquired new, revolutionary significance and been borrowed with their new meanings.

  • But the way in which names were changed in the period of destalinization differed significantly from the reversion to tsarist names in the period of glasnost and perestroika.

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