Mikhail Gorbachev was the leader of USSR from 1985 to 1991.

During his tenure, he first refused to accept a 'Star Wars' satellite hijacked by Kobra.[1] Soon afterward, Kremlin-affiliated agent Bad Samaritan stole plates to print dollars and Markovian coins; Gorbachev rejected the gift and returned it to the American super-team Force of July when they raided the URSS for it, being the Premier's opinion that an American economic collapse would cause too many undesirable effects; however, Gorbachev was satisfied by the Samaritan's performance and, after meeting personally the Force and their allies Outsiders, he decided to create a Soviet team of super-agents.[2]

starting with the People's Heroes, which were sent to help allied tyranny Mozambia, an economical contributor to the USSR, when it was attacked by the Outsiders.<ref="AO10">Adventures of the Outsiders #10</red> Other Soviet super-teams included Blue Trinity, Red Trinity, Rocket Red Brigade, Soyuz and Red Shadows were formed to compete against America's metahuman population.

He also faced a lot of competition from hardliners during his tenure, even surviving assassination attempts by the Yakuza and the NKVDemon.

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  1. Batman and the Outsiders #27
  2. [Adventures of the Outsiders Vol 1 42| Adventures of the Outsiders #42]]

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