According to a report from Fox News, former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev has died; he was 91. Gorbachev’s office reported he was undergoing treatment at the hospital before his death.From Fox News:The Tass, RIA Novosti and Interfax news agencies cited the Central Clinical Hospital. Gorbachev’s office said earlier that he was undergoing treatment at the hospital.Gorbachev was the leader of the Soviet Union from 1985 until its collapse in December 1991.As general secretary and president, he helped forge weapons reduction deals with the U.S. and other western powers and remove the Iron Curtain.MIKHAIL GORBACHEV DIES: Former Soviet Leader Who Oversaw End of Cold War Dead at 91
He was a remarkable leader. Unfortunately his legacy was destroyed in the former Soviet territories. His one lasting success was the fall of the Berlin Wall and the reunification of East and West Germany.