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Yousuf Karsh, master photographer of the 20th century

Mikhail Gorbachev, 1931-2022

Mikhail Gorbachev, 1990

Russian and former Soviet politician Mikhail Gorbachev has died. The eighth and final leader of the Soviet Union, he was the General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union from 1985 until 1991. He was photographed in 1990 at Government House, Ottawa, Canada.

See another Karsh portrait of Gorbachev.