“I was looking for and found her”: Gorbachev will be buried next to his beloved wife

“I was looking for and found her”: Gorbachev will be buried next to his beloved wife

01.09.2022 0 By admin

“There are people who are attracted, I know, by the outer side of my life … For me, something else is more important – participation in those huge deeds that befell a person close to me, my husband … I cherish this,” Raisa Maksimovna admitted in one of interview.

She herself, being the first lady of the USSR and after, was engaged in a charitable foundation aimed at helping seriously ill people. Including leukemia.

Exactly the same diagnosis was made to her in the late nineties. On September 20, 1999, Raisa Gorbacheva died.

Her husband with difficulty and far from immediately experienced the bitterness of loss – he did not forget about his beloved woman until the day of his death, August 30, 2022. The Gorbachev Foundation confirmed that the ex-president will be buried at the Novodevichy Cemetery next to his wife, the date of the funeral will be determined by the family.