Former Soviet Union President Gorbachev in Moscow File photo

 
Former Soviet Union President Gorbachev in Moscow     File photo
Former Soviet Union President Mikhail Gorbachev speaks at a meeting in Moscow State Institute of International Relations in this May 23, 2005 file photo. Former Russian president Mikhail Gorbachev has undergone surgery at Munich university hospital the press service of the Gorbachev Foundation reported November 22, 2006. Gorbechev was admitted to hospital on Sunday for an ailment in his right carotid artery and was operated on on Tuesday. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin/Files (RUSSIA)