MOSCOW, Aug 31 — Former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev, who ended the Cold War, died on Tuesday. He was 92, Anadolu Agency (AA) reported.

“This evening, after a serious and prolonged illness, Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev passed away,” the Moscow Central Clinical Hospital, where he was being treated, said in a statement.

Gorbachev was born in 1931 in a peasant family. He made a successful career in the Communist Party and headed the Soviet Union from 1985 to 1991.


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