Advertisement
YOU ARE HERE: LAT HomeCollectionsRaisa M Gorbachev
IN THE NEWS

Raisa M Gorbachev

FEATURED ARTICLES
NEWS
September 21, 1999 | MAURA REYNOLDS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Raisa M. Gorbachev, the bold and beautiful wife of former Soviet President Mikhail S. Gorbachev who stepped out of the Kremlin's shadow to become Russia's first truly public first lady, died Monday after a battle with leukemia. She was 67. Raisa Gorbachev had checked into a hospital in Muenster, Germany, on July 25 with a rare and acute case of the blood cancer. She underwent chemotherapy and had prepared for a bone-marrow transplant before taking a turn for the worse last week.
ARTICLES BY DATE
NEWS
September 21, 1999 | MAURA REYNOLDS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Raisa M. Gorbachev, the bold and beautiful wife of former Soviet President Mikhail S. Gorbachev who stepped out of the Kremlin's shadow to become Russia's first truly public first lady, died Monday after a battle with leukemia. She was 67. Raisa Gorbachev had checked into a hospital in Muenster, Germany, on July 25 with a rare and acute case of the blood cancer. She underwent chemotherapy and had prepared for a bone-marrow transplant before taking a turn for the worse last week.
Los Angeles Times Articles
|