June 15, 2024

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Gorbachev: “Putin didn’t even pick up the phone”

Former Kremlin leader Gorbachev on the war in Ukraine

“Putin never picks up the phone”

Former Kremlin leader Mikhail Gorbachev, 91, has lived in seclusion for years. Now for the first time he has commented on the war in Ukraine.

Mikhail Gorbachev (91) has been living alone for years. A former high-ranking politician and the last leader of the Soviet Union, he is gravely ill – and it remains to be seen how Russia conducts its war against Ukraine.

“I often talk to Michael. He condemned Russia’s war against Ukraine in the strongest terms from the beginning,” says Hungarian TV producer János Zolzer, one of Gorbachev’s closest friends. zu “sight”.