Michael Gorbachevite: Evgeny Odinokov / RIA Novosti
Reasons for reports of poor health of the former President of the USSR Mikhail Gorbachev there. This was stated by his press service, reports “Interfax”.
According to its representatives, they were surprised of such information. The press service noted that on 9 August, Gorbachev “was at work in the Fund and met with staff of the Fund”.
Previously the chief editor of radio station “Echo of Moscow” Alexei Venediktov said that Gorbachev last six months living in the hospital. He said that the first and only President of the USSR “with the head all right”, but it is very hard walking because of the accumulated diseases.
On 6 June, 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.
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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