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Mikhail Gorbachev the last six months living in the hospital. About this in the program “Gordon” on the TV channel “Nash” said the chief editor of radio station “Echo of Moscow” Alexei Venediktov.
According to him, the first and only President of the USSR “with the head all right”, but it is very hard walking because of the accumulated diseases. “The last two years — very bad,” said the journalist.
Thus, according to Venediktova, they occasionally meet in the restaurant and drink beer. While the initiator of the meetings is it Gorbachev.
On 6 July, Gorbachev told about his condition after reports of hospitalization. “It’s prolonged. But to say that I saw “the light at the end of the tunnel” yet. Haven’t seen him”, — assured the 88-year-old politician.
Mikhail Gorbachev regularly passes medical examination: latest news about it appear at least since 2001. The fifth General Secretary of the CPSU and the only one in the history of the USSR President was in power in the Soviet Union from 1985 until its collapse in 1991.
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