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World reacts to death of former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev, who helped bring down the Iron Curtain
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World reacts to death of former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev, who helped bring down the Iron Curtain

Leaders from around the world are paying tribute to Mikhail Gorbachev, the last leader of the Soviet Union, after news of his death Tuesday at the age of 91. U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres called Gorbachev "a one-of-a kind statesman who changed the course of history.""The world has lost a towering global leader, committed multilateralist, and tireless advocate for peace," Guterres wrote on Twitter. Mikhail Gorbachev was a one-of-a kind statesman who changed the course of history.The world has lost a towering global leader, committed multilateralist, and tireless advocate for peace.I’m deeply saddened by his passing. pic.twitter.com/giu2RHSjrQ— António Guterres (@antonioguterres) August 30, 2022 The president of the European Union Commission, Ursula von der Leyen...