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The last Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev dies

2022-09-01T19:00:10+00:00
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  • Mikhail Gorbachev has died at the age of 91.
  • He was considered the last Soviet leader.
  • How did he die?

THE END OF AN ERA! Russian media confirmed the death of the last Soviet leader, Mikhail Gorbachev, at the age of 91. He won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1990 and was considered a fundamental part of modern Russia. Information is limited at this time and the story is developing.

Gorbachev had an impact on the way Russia is conceived today and he was considered the last leader of the Soviet Union. He leadership ushered in the end of the Soviet Union. Gorbachev’s death is considered the end of an era due to his powerful impact on the world.

MIKHAIL GORBACHEV DIES

MIKHAIL GORBACHEV DIES
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Mikhail Gorbachev, who is considered the last Soviet leader, has died at the age of 91, The Associated Press reported. The former leader was the last president of the Soviet Union before its dissolution. He is considered one of the pioneers in the transformation of today’s Russia.

So far, it has been reported that former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev was in a critical condition before he lost his life. Russian media confirmed the news. While in power, Gorbachev unintentionally let to the dissolution of what was known as the Soviet Union. So far Russian authorities have not confirmed the death of the former leader.

What was his cause of death?

What was the cause of death?
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The Tass, RIA Novosti and Interfax agencies cited the Central Clinical Hospital. While Gorbachev’s office previously said he was receiving treatment at the hospital, The Associated Press reported. The Russian media highlighted in initial reports that Gorbachev was in poor health and going through a long illness.

«Mikhail Sergeevich Gorbachev died tonight after a serious and prolonged illness,» the Central Clinical Hospital stated and RIA/Novosti reported, according to CNN. At the moment, Gorbachev’s office has not published any official statement on the death of the former leader of the Soviet Union, so it is expected that more information will be released in the coming hours.

Why is he considered an important figure in history?

Why is he considered a relevant figure in history?
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Mikhail Sergeevich Gorbachev marked an era and ushered in the dissolution of the Soviet Union. The former leader was clear about the goals he wanted to achieve when he became a Soviet leader from 1985 to 1991. First, he headed the Central Committee of the Communist Party and the Supreme Soviet and later, he was elected as president, according to ABC International.

Although in power for less than seven years, Gorbachev orchestrated a series of impressive changes. However, they quickly overwhelmed him, resulting in the collapse of the authoritarian Soviet state, the liberation of Eastern European nations from Russian domination and the end of decades of East-West nuclear confrontation, The Associated Press reported.

A factor in the fall of the Soviet Union?

Mikhail Gorbachev dies: Factor in the fall of the Soviet Union?
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Mikhail Sergeevich Gorbachev marked the end of an era. While in power in the Soviet Union, he was associated with perestroika and glasnost (restructuring and opening), according to CNN. The former leader of the Soviet Union never doubted the changes he made while in power.

His power irretrievably sapped by a coup attempt against him in August 1991, he spent his last months in office watching republic after republic declare independence until he resigned on December 25, 1991. The Soviet Union fell into oblivion a day later, The Associated Press reported. Filed Under: Mikhail Gorbachev dies

Mikhail Gorbachev won the Nobel Prize

Mikhail Gorbachev dies: Nobel Prize?
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Gorbachev earned the Nobel Peace Prize in 1990 for the changes he brought about in East-West relations. The history of the former leader of the Soviet Union is an example of what was a historical era that, to this day, remains essential to know.

It was not the only honor he received. In fact Gorbachev spent his last years collecting accolades and awards from all corners of the world. However, he was widely despised at home, The Associated Press reported. The last Soviet leader published various articles in Western media, CNN reported. Filed Under: Mikhail Gorbachev dies

Mikhail Gorbachev despised in Russia?

Mikhail Gorbachev dies: Despised in Russia?
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The Russians blamed him for the implosion of the Soviet Union in 1991, a once-fearsome superpower whose territory was divided into 15 separate nations. His former allies abandoned him and made him the scapegoat for the country’s problems, according to The Associated Press.

The official Tass news agency reported that Gorbachev will be buried at Moscow’s Novodevichy Cemetery alongside his wife, according to The Associated Press. Gorbachev, is the end of an era which marked history. Filed Under: Mikhail Gorbachev dies

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