- "Gorbachev does not have our interests at heart. He is moving far to slowly to privatize, and my deepest fear is that he has no intention to do so at all."
- ―Thatcher in a letter to Boris Yeltsin.[src]
During her tenure as Prime Minister, Thatcher was manipulated into supporting the goals of Abstergo Industries, which resulted in her involvement in the disposition of Mikhail Gorbachev as leader of the Soviet Union in 1991, as well as supporting the ascension of President Boris Yeltsin.