Former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev, who demolished the Iron Curtain, dies

Former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev, who demolished the Iron Curtain, dies

“Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev died tonight after a serious and long-term illness,” the Central Clinical Hospital said, RIA Novosti reported on Tuesday. The man credited with introducing key political and economic reforms to the Soviet Union and helping to end the Cold War has been in poor health for some time. Putin’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov told …

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