PETROPAVLOVSK-KAMCHATSKY, March 2 – RIA Novosti. The first president of the USSR, Mikhail Gorbachev, told how he first saw his future wife at a dance, but then they both pretended that they were not interested in each other.
On Tuesday, the first and last president of the Soviet Union, Mikhail Gorbachev, celebrates his 90th birthday.
“It was dancing. So, I looked, she pretended as if I was not there at all, no attention. I tried very hard to pretend (that I do not pay) any attention. But something shrill. Here it is. and there is that very first glance, “Gorbachev said on the air of Channel One.
According to him, then he always wanted to meet with Raisa Maksimovna. “I was already an adult, and she was such a girl in front of me … We held hands and walked all our lives. Yes, and then one day we sat down and talked all night and agreed to live together until the end,” the politician said.
He also noted that none of the relatives of the spouses was at the wedding of the Gorbachevs.