Russia: Ex-President of the USSR Mikhail Gorbachev was hospitalized with diabetes

ex-president of the Soviet Union, Mikhail Gorbachev, in the hospitalWhere he does dialysis. The news was published by economist Ruslan Greenberg, scientific director of the Institute of Economics of the Russian Academy of Sciences, who visited him. Gorbachev, from He is 91 years oldUnlike in 2014, he did not comment on the war in Ukraine that began on February 24 of this year, Suffer from diabetes and kidney problems, added the director, quoted on Gazeta.ru. A picture of Gorbachev in his hospital bed with Greenberg next to him was also published.

Gorbachev was The last president of the Soviet Union. It was he who initiated the series of economic and social reforms that led to the gradual opening of the Soviet Union towards the West, and in parallel with the dissolution of the Soviet Communist Empire. His options are summarized in the terms glasnost (transparency and liberalization) and perestroika (reconstruction). For his work in 1990 he was awarded Nobel Peace Prize.

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