Mikhail Gorbachev pens a letter to Putin
The ex-president of the USSR recently wrote a “short letter” to Vladimir Putin, he said.
Mikhail Gorbachev addressed Vladimir Putin in a “short letter”, the former head of state said in an interview with Izvestia.
“I wouldn’t presume to have the right to give my advice. Only occasionally do I write to leaders, through a short letter, generally. Some time ago, I wrote to Vladimir Putin and French President Macron,” the politician said.
Gorbachev emphasized that it is an “alarming time" for the world now and the heads of state "have a huge responsibility." He noted that sometimes he finds a reflection of his own thoughts in the words and actions of world leaders, and sometimes they do listen to him.
Speaking about today’s trends, Mikhail Gorbachev noted two dangerous ones - neglect of international law and the militarization of world politics.