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Russia | The Guardian: World leaders pay tribute to Mikhail Gorbachev – video

Politicians from around the world paid have tribute to Mikhail Gorbachev, the last leader of the Soviet Union, who has died aged 91. 

‘Gorbachev is one of those people who changed the world, and unquestionably changed it for the better,’ said the British prime minister, Boris Johnson. 

Similar sentiment was expressed from leaders across the globe. Japan’s prime minister, Fumio Kishida, highlighted Gorbachev’s role in overcoming division in Europe, while the German chancellor, Olaf Scholz, called him a ‘courageous reformer’.

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