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The Soviet Union's last leader Mikhail Gorbachev, who has been battling diabetes, said his health is improving and that he can walk again with the help of a stick.
Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev, 83, has been hospitalised but is determined to fight for his life.
During Samruk Kazyna Transformation Forum president of Kazakhstan has spoken about the defficiencies of Gorbachev's Perestroika and the successes of Chinese reforms.
Former Georgian president Eduard Shevardnadze, who helped end the Cold War as the Soviet Union's last foreign minister, died Monday aged 86, with tributes pouring in from friends and foes.
Nursultan Nazarbayev and Mikhail Gorbachev will be awarded for closing Semipalatinsk testing site prior to the 20th anniversary of the event.