Why are Russians so ambivalent towards Mikhail Gorbachev?

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While western media showered praise and reverence on Mikhail Gorbachev following his death, the tone in the Russian media was entirely different. The former Soviet leader brought the curtain down on communism in the Soviet Bloc, opening up the economy and the political system. And that isn't something all Russians want to celebrate. #MikhailGorbachev #russia SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skynews Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/skynews Follow us on TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@skynews For more content go to http://news.sky.com and download our apps: Apple: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/sky-news/id316391924?mt=8 Android https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.bskyb.skynews.android&hl=en_GB Sky News videos are now available in Spanish here/Los video de Sky News están disponibles en español aquí https://www.youtube.com/channel/skynewsespanol Sky News videos are also available in German here/Hier können Sie außerdem Sky News-Videos auf Deutsch finden: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCHYg31l2xrF-Bj859nsOfnA To enquire about licensing Sky News content, you can find more information here: https://news.sky.com/info/library-sales

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