Gorbachev warns 'world on brink of new Cold War'

Former President of the Soviet Union Mikahil Gorbachev enjoys the view of Brandenburger Gate before attending a symposium on security in Europe 25 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, November 8, 2014The Soviet Union’s last leader Mikhail Gorbachev warned Saturday that the world was on the “brink of a new Cold War” at an event to mark 25 years since the Berlin Wall’s fall, the German news agency DPA reported. “The world is on the brink of a new Cold War. Some are even saying that it has already begun,” the 83-year-old said, amid tensions between the West and Russia over Ukraine. He was attending an event organised by the Cinema for Peace Foundation, formed in Berlin in 2008.

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