The Rt. Hon. Sir John Major KG CH

Prime Minister of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 1990-1997


Sir John Major’s Statement Following the Death of Mikhail Gorbachev – 30 August 2022

The statement made by Sir John Major following the death of Mikhail Gorbachev on 30 August 2022.

Mikhail Gorbachev was the most remarkable figure in post-war Russia, and was instrumental in bringing the Cold War to a close.

At the moment it was needed, he acted and spoke for peace, and stood on the right side of history.