Andre Singer, one of the directors of Meeting with Gorbachev movie, reported that former Soviet leader, 88-year-old Mikhail Gorbachev, was currently in hospital.

According to him, the politician wanted to attend a movie show at the Moscow International Film Festival, but felt bad. TASS agency reports that doctors forbade the former head of state to attend the event. reported earlier that almost 80% of Russians believe that if the Perestroyka had not been started by Mikhail Gorbachev, nothing special would have happened with the USSR. Life would have become better, and the country would not have collapsed.