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Raisa Gorbachev

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Raisa Gorbachev

Raisa Gorbachev

Raisa Gorbachev

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NPR's Michele Kelemen reports that former Soviet first lady Raisa Gorbachev died early today in a hospital in Germany after suffering acute leukemia. Mrs. Gorbachev, who brought glamour and controversy to the Kremlin when her husband ruled the Soviet Union, lost her long battle with an acute form of the blood cancer.

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