On December 25,1991, who resigned as general secretary of the communist party?

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Jun 18, 2018

Mikhail Gorbachev


...after giving a speech on national TV, he transferred the launch codes for the Soviet Union's nuclear arsenal over to Boris Yeltsin, the elected head of the new Russian republic. The red hammer & sickle flag was hauled down, and the Soviet Union formally ceased to exist.