The World Reacts to the Death of a Leader who Lifted the Iron Curtain

Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev has died at 91

The people reflected on the passing of Mikhail Gorbachev, the last Soviet leader who was in charge of the conclusion of Cold War

However, he was able to witness the East-West divide was rekindled during the war in Ukraine

There are few leaders from the twentieth century and indeed in any century, have had this an enormous impact on their time

Gorbachev who passed away on Tuesday at 91, triggered the course of revolution that reshaped the Europe map. Europe

This was also the end of and ending the Cold War that had threatened the world with nuclear destruction

The death of the doctor was announced on Tuesday by the Russian state media and cited the city's central clinic hospital

The reports stated that he passed away after an unspecified "long and severe illness."

The reaction began to spread across social media as people grappled with the loss of an individual

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