President Putin Lays Flowers At Coffin Of Soviet Leader Mikhail Gorbachev

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday paid his respects to Mikhail Gorbachev, laying flowers at the open coffin of the former leader of the Soviet Union who died on Tuesday, aged 91. The Kremlin said that President Putin will not attend the funeral ceremony for Gorbachev on Saturday due to the scheduling conflicts. » Subscribe to NBC News: » Watch more NBC video: NBC News Digital is a collection of innovative and powerful news brands that deliver compelling, diverse and engaging news stories. NBC News Digital features,,, Nightly News, Meet the Press, Dateline, and the existing apps and digital extensions of these respective properties. We deliver the best in breaking news, live video coverage, original journalism and segments from your favorite NBC News Shows. Connect with NBC News Online! NBC News App: Breaking News Alerts: Visit NBCNews.Com: Find NBC News on Facebook: Follow NBC News on Twitter: #Putin #MikhailGorbachev #Russia


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