Gorbachev Family Arrives at Funeral of Former Soviet Leader

Family members of Mikhail Gorbachev, the eighth and final leader of the Soviet Union, arrived at the House of Unions in Moscow for his funeral on Saturday, September 3.

This video was released by Zvezda, a television network run by the Russian Ministry of Defence, who said it shows the daughter of the former Soviet leader Irina Virganskaya-Gorbacheva and Gorbachev’s granddaughters in the Hall of Columns, the ballroom in the House of Unions.

Gorbachev, who presided over the Soviet Union’s dissolution in 1991, died on August 30 at the age of 91, according to Russian state media. Credit: Zvezda via Storyful

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