How do the descendants of Gorbachev live today?


Mikhail Sergeevich Gorbachev is the last head of the Soviet Union. His name is associated with unsuccessful reforms, the economic crisis and the collapse of the country.

Gorbachev’s only child. She was not a public person, only people from the politician’s inner circle knew about her. Irina received her education in an ordinary Soviet school, graduated with honors. The girl did not find friends at school: some hated her, while others tried to make friends too much.

After school, Ira entered the Stavropol Medical University, where she met her future husband Anatoly Virganskiy. They lived together for more than 15 years, but their paths in life diverged over time.

During the crisis in the USSR, Irina worked as a cardiologist in a hospital and wrote her Ph.D. thesis. In 1994 she became vice president of the Gorbachev Fund and has been working in the organization ever since. He does not speak about his father’s activities and is rarely shown in public.

The senior granddaughter of the secretary general gladly took the name of her grandfather, as she is proud of her roots. The girl has been professionally engaged in ballet for a long time and performed on the stage of the Bolshoi Theater. But due to health problems, it was not possible to make a brilliant career.

Ksenia was educated as a journalist. After graduation, she worked as an editor of famous magazines and promoted show business stars. After the wedding with her husband

Youngest granddaughter of Gorbachev. In the footsteps of an older sister girl

She currently also lives in Germany and does housework. The family lives modestly, without displaying their income. The young people are planning to stay in Berlin and obtain German citizenship. The girl also does not appear in public.

Great-grandchildren of Mikhail Gorbachev. Alexandra was born in Germany and knows almost nothing about Russia. Nikita, the beloved great-grandson of the former secretary general, also lives far from his homeland. Gorbachev’s descendants rarely come to Russia.

Gorbachev’s relatives try not to speak out about the activities of the former head of the USSR. For them, this is a black spot on their reputation, although they are hardly to blame for this.