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Russian media: Ex-Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev dies aged 91.

by The Kyiv Independent news desk August 30, 2022 11:33 PM 1 min read
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Russia's Central Clinical Hospital said that he had died after a long and serious disease. Gorbachev, who was the general secretary of the Soviet Union's Communist Party from 1985 through 1991, spearheaded a reform movement called perestroika. He was also the only person who held the short-lived position of the Soviet Union's president from 1990 to 1991.

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