Sunday, 18 August 2019

985) Raisa Gorbacheva

Raisa Maximovna Gorbacheva (1932 – 1999). Russian activist and wife of Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev. She raised funds for the preservation of Russian cultural heritage, fostering of new talent, and treatment programs for children's blood cancer.

- "And Soviet citizens, with their talent for gleaning information from scattered facts, quickly deduced the identity of the slim, auburn-haired woman on their television screens."  https://www.washingtonpost.com/…/859aca80-1bd2-449a-acad-8…/

- "She had a petite, attractive figure and a youthful face with short red hair and luminous brown eyes."  https://biography.yourdictionary.com/raisa-maximovna-titore…

- "It’s “Raisa Red,” the shade of the Soviet first lady’s hair color."  https://www.latimes.com/…/la-xpm-1988-06-03-vw-4583-story.h…

- "She was so short I could look down at the top of her auburn hair."  https://www.sfgate.com/…/Compassionate-first-lady-of-the-So…

- "She was shorter than I expected and her hair was more reddish than it appeared on television (It became less red over the years).https://books.google.it/books…



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