Mikhail Gorbachev

Slovenians will remember Gorbachev as great historic figure, president says

Ljubljana – President Borut Pahor and the Foreign Ministry responded to the death of last Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev on Wednesday. Slovenians will remember Gorbachev as a great historic figure who understood the call for ending the Cold War, for democratic revival and European integration and cooperation, Pahor tweeted.

Gorby's Grip…

The executive director of M3 Communications Group, Inc. and lead PR expert Maxim Behar tells about his meeting with the politician, who changed the course of history - Mikhail Gorbachev.

No one in the world, not even the best Soviet experts, expected a politician who would change the world in just a few days.

Putin: Gorbachev had a Huge Influence on the Course of World History

Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev had "an enormous influence on the course of world history". This was said by the President of Russia, Vladimir Putin, who expressed his condolences to the relatives of the deceased Gorbachev, Sky News reported. "He found solutions to urgent problems in his own way," Putin said in his statement.

Putin reacts to death of Gorbachev

Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed his "deepest condolences" on the death of the former president of the Soviet Union, Mikhail Gorbachev.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has claimed that Mikhail Gorbachev had a "huge impact on the course of world history", in a condolence telegram sent on Wednesday.

Mikhail Gorbachev, the last Soviet leader, dead at 91

Mikhail Gorbachev, who set out to revitalize the Soviet Union but ended up unleashing forces that led to the collapse of communism, the breakup of the state and the end of the Cold War, died on Aug. 30. The last Soviet leader was 91.

Gorbachev died after a long illness, according to a statement from the Central Clinical Hospital in Moscow. No other details were given.

Former Bon Jovi bassist dies age 70

Bassist Alec John Such, a founding member of Bon Jovi who played with the group in their 1980s heyday, has died aged 70, the rock band's frontman announced Sunday.

With a string of quickly memorable hits such as "Livin' on a Prayer," "You Give Love a Bad Name" and "Wanted Dead or Alive," Bon Jovi packed arenas in the 1980s on their marathon, pyrotechnic-fueled tours.