On March 2, the birthday of Mikhail Gorbachev. He was 86. A congratulatory telegram to ex-President of the USSR sent Vladimir Putin.
Vladimir Putin congratulated Mikhail Gorbachev with the 86 anniversary, said «TV Center». The head of state noted that for many years the former President of the Soviet Union is engaged in important public and research activities. Participates in expert discussions about ways of development of the world community and strengthening international cooperation.
Vladimir Putin also stressed in this serious work fully relevant knowledge and rich professional and life experiences of Mikhail Sergeyevich.