Final holder, Mikhail Gorbachev (as President). Abolished, 25 December 1991 (
end of communist rule) 26 December 1991 (end of the Soviet Union). Under the
1977 Constitution of the Union of Soviet Soc...
Jan 11, 2013 ... Read CNN's Fast Facts on Mikhail Gorbachev, former president of the former
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Jan 23, 2016 ... Mikhail Gorbachev was the first president of the Soviet Union, serving ... An
important year in Gorbachev's timeline, 1984 was also when he first ...
Mikhail Gorbachev, a Nobel Peace Prize winner, is one of the notable leaders of
former Soviet Union. Read this brief biography to find more on his life.
In 1990 Mikhail Gorbachev won the Nobel Peace Prize for helping to end the ...
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Mikhail Sergeevich Gorbachev was born into a peasant family in the village of
Privolnoe, near Stavropol, Soviet Union, on March 2, 1931. As a teenager, he ...
1985 - Chernenko dies and is replaced by Mikhail Gorbachev as general
secretary of the Communist Party; Andrey Gromyko becomes president.
Nov 22, 2006 ... A timeline of the Gorbachev era, perestroika, glasnost and the demise ... Mikhail
Gorbachev becomes general secretary of the Communist Party ...
American President Ronald Reagan meets directly with Soviet leader Mikhail
Gorbachev for the first time at a summit meeting in Geneva, Switzerland. The two
Timeline: Cold War ... 1985 Mar. Mikhail Gorbachev becomes leader of the Soviet
Union, the following year he declares glasnost and perestroika. 1989 May Led ...