Russian President Mikhail Gorbachev

Mikhail Gorbachev, Russian Politburo member and second in line at the Kremlin, announces the death of Soviet Defence Minister Marshal Dmitri Ustinov, before departing from Edinburgh Airport for Russia, in Edinburgh, Scotland, on Friday, 21 December, 1984. Gorbachev was on a week-long trip to Britain in December. (Photo by Bryn Colton/Getty Images)