‘Busy’ Putin’s no-show as Russia bids farewell to Gorbachev I Watch
Russia bid goodbye to Mikhail Gorbachev, the last Soviet leader, also hailed as 'peacemaker'. Thousands of Russians made a beeline to bid farewell to Gorbachev. Hungarian PM Viktor Orban was the only European leader to attend the event in Moscow. However, Russian President Vladimir Putin skipped the ceremony. The Kremlin cited 'busy schedule' as the reason behind Putin's absence. Watch this video to find out what unfolded.