Major events in the life and career of Mikhail Gorbachev

FILE - Soviet Army soldiers wave their hands as their last detachment crosses a bridge on the border between Afghanistan and then Soviet Uzbekistan near the Uzbek town of Termez, as they leave Afghanistan on Feb. 15, 1989 after waging a 10-year war. Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev has died Tuesday Aug. 30, 2022 at a Moscow hospital at age 91. (AP Photo/Vitaly Zaporozhchenko, File)

Major events in the life and career of Mikhail Gorbachev