Mikhail Gorbachev, former Soviet president who took down the Iron Curtain, dies

Mikhail Gorbachev, former Soviet president who took down the Iron Curtain, dies

CNN — Mikhail Gorbachev – the last leader of the former Soviet Union from 1985 until 1991 – has died at the age of 91. Gorbachev died after a long illness, Russian state news agencies reported. “Mikhail Sergeevich Gorbachev died this evening after a severe and prolonged illness,” the Central Clinical Hospital said, according to … Read more