The final president of the Soviet Union, Mikhail Gorbachev, passed away at age 91, according to Russian official media and his personal press secretary, Vladimir Polyakov, who confirmed the news to CBS News.
Gorbachev’s office had earlier stated that he was receiving treatment at the Central Clinical Hospital in Moscow, according to The Associated Press. His cause of death was not immediately disclosed.
From 1985 until 1991, Gorbachev was the Communist Party of the Soviet Union’s general secretary. He oversaw a deescalation of the Cold War during his tenure in this position, which culminated in the fall of the Berlin Wall and the dissolution of the USSR.
Mikhail Gorbachev Children: Meet Daughter Irina Mikhailovna Virganskaya
Irina Mikhailovna Virganskaya is a famous lady most known for being Mikhail Gorbachev’s daughter.
Virganskaya, Irina Mikhailovna, was born on January 6, 1957. Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University’s Académie russe de l’économie nationale is where she received her education.
In 2006, Irina Mikhailovna Virganskaya wed Andrey Trukhachyov. Anastasia and Ksenia Virganskaya, her two children, are her only offspring.