Putin will not come to Gorbachev’s funeral: Peskov called the “reason”

The President said goodbye to Gorbachev at the Central Clinical Hospital in Moscow.

Putin said goodbye to Gorbachev in the hospital / screenshot
Putin said goodbye to Gorbachev in the hospital / screenshot

Russian President Vladimir Putin will not come to the funeral of the first and last president of the USSR Mikhail Gorbachev.

This was announced by Putin’s press secretary Dmitry Peskov, Meduza reports .

It is noted that Putin said goodbye to Gorbachev at the Central Clinical Hospital in Moscow. According to Peskov, the President of the Russian Federation stopped at the Central Clinical Hospital before flying to Kaliningrad on September 1.

“We know that the farewell ceremony will take place on September 3, the funeral, but, unfortunately, the president’s work schedule will not allow him to do this on September 3, so he decided to do it today,” Peskov said.

He added that the farewell ceremony for the President of the USSR will be held with “elements of a state funeral.”

(C)UNIAN 2022

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