Former Soviet President Mikhail, who dismantled the Iron Curtain, dies

Mikhail Gorbachev-- the last leader of the former Soviet Union from 1985 until 1991-- has failed at the age of 91. Gorbachev failed after a long illness, Russian state news agencies reported.

" Mikhail Sergeevich Gorbachev failed this evening after a severe and prolonged illness," the Central Clinical Hospital said, according to RIA Novosti Tuesday. 

The man credited with introducing crucial political and profitable reforms to the USSR and helping to end the Cold War had been in failing health for some time. 

Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed his condolences, Putin's spokesperson, Dmitry Peskov, told RIA Novosti. Putin will shoot a communication on Wednesday to Gorbachev's family and musketeers,

RIA Novosti added. Other world leaders also paid homage to Gorbachev on Tuesday, with US President Joe Biden calling him" a man of remarkable vision" in a statement.

" As leader of the USSR, he worked with President Reagan to reduce our two countries' nuclear magazines, to the relief of 

people worldwide soliciting for an end to the nuclear arms race," Biden said, adding that Gorbachev's reforms led to" a safer 

Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission, wrote on Twitter that Gorbachev's part in ending the Cold War" 

With his gregarious, attractive nature, Gorbachev broke the earth for Soviet leaders who until also had substantially been remote, icy numbers.