He was in the right place at the right time.
If you feel the need to credit anyone with ending the cold war it was Gorbachev.
Reagan was a bit part player at best.
NO, Reagan ran the communist
economy into the ground with his Star Wars Program.
The KGB coud not steal American technology fast enuf to keep up.
I was pretty gay about the end
of the communist slave empire
, in 1991. ( trying to stay on-topic, here )