Gorbachev denies assasination plan

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Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev apparently wrote to a German official in 2006 denying any Soviet involvment in the attempted assasination of John Paul II by Turk Mehmet Ali Agca. La Repubblica, an Italian newspaper, claims to have a copy of Gorbachev’s letter. With his staunch anti-Communism, JPII wasn’t exactly the apple of the politburo’s […]

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