If we approach the assessment of the period of perestroika, which was initiated by Mikhail Gorbachev, from the point of view of a modern person, then the following positive features of this phenomenon can be distinguished. Perestroika made it possible to start building democratic relations within the country, made it possible to interact and work productively with Western countries. However, the negative features are that all the reforms that were carried out at that time were half-hearted, were implemented uncertainly and inconsistently, which led to the collapse of this policy and the state as a whole.
One of the components of a person's success in our time is receiving modern high-quality education, mastering the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary for life in society. A person today needs to study almost all his life, mastering everything new and new, acquiring the necessary professional qualities.