Washington, UNITED STATES
FILE PHOTO OF FORMER US PRESIDENT REAGAN WITH FORMER SOVIET PRESIDENT MIKHAIL GORBACHEV.
File photo showing former U.S. President Ronald Reagan (R) walking with former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev and a translator on the grounds of the White House in Washington, on December 10, 1987. Gorbachev will officially represent Russia at Friday's state funeral of former U.S. President Ronald Reagan, the Kremlin said on June 9, 2004. Gorbachev, the last president of the Soviet Union, struck up a close relationship with Reagan in the course of many meetings in the twilight years of the Cold War between the two superpower rivals. Reagan died at the age of 93 on June 5. REUTERS/Dennis Paquin/FILE GMH/GN