Sunday, November 27, 2022

Mikhail Gorbachev

Russia bids farewell to Gorbachev in funeral snubbed by President Putin

Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev, who launched drastic reforms that helped end the Cold War and precipitated the breakup of the Soviet Union, was buried Saturday after a farewell ceremony attended by thousands of mourners but snubbed by Russian...

Last Soviet leader, Mikhail Gorbachev dies at 91

Mikhail Gorbachev, who set out to revitalise the Soviet Union but ended up unleashing forces that led to the collapse of communism, the breakup of the state and the end of the Cold War, died Tuesday. The last Soviet...

Mikhail Gorbachev, last big leader of the Soviet Union, dies at 91

Former Soviet Union leader Mikhail Gorbachev, the last of the titans in Russia who sought economic reforms through his famous 'glasnost' (openness) and 'perestroika' (reconstruction), died in a hospital in Moscow. He was 91. Gorbachev, an unquestioned titan who embarked...