30.08.2022 23:43 Last Update: 31.08.2022 00:32
News Source: UAV
Mikhail Gorbachev, the last president of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR), died in the hospital where he was treated in Moscow, the capital of Russia. The Moscow Central Clinical Hospital, where Gorbachev was treated, officially announced Gorbachev’s death, with the statement “Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev died this evening after a serious and long illness.”
Born on March 2, 1931 in Stavropol, one of the cities of the North Caucasus, Mikhail Gorbachev graduated from the Law Faculty of Moscow State University in 1955. Meanwhile, he took office in the Young Communist League. In 1971 he was elected a member of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union. He became General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union in 1985. Gorbachev, who was elected to the leadership of the Soviet Union in October 1988, went down in history as the last leader of the USSR with the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991. While Gorbachev was the recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1990, he also took great responsibilities during the Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster, which was recorded as the world’s largest nuclear disaster during the Soviet Union period.
Continuing active politics after the establishment of the Russian Federation, Gorbachev participated in the 1996 presidential elections. Gorbachev, who could only come in 7th in the elections where 10 candidates competed, founded the Russian United Social Democratic Party in 2001. Gorbachev, who served as the party chairman until 2004, later took part in the organization of the political party. Gorbachev, who struggled with diseases in his last years, died on August 30, 2022 due to diseases related to the disease.