The Nobel Peace Prize winner died in Moscow on Tuesday evening at the age of 91. He was the last General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union until his resignation in 1991. He had introduced the policy of glasnost (openness) and perestroika (restructuring) and was considered one of the fathers of German unity.
Bavaria: Söder pays tribute to the late Gorbachev
Munich (dpa / lby) - Bavaria's Prime Minister Markus Söder (CSU) has recognized the merits of the late former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev.