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MOSCOW, May 17. /TASS/. Ukraine’s first president, Leonid Kravchuk, underwent a complex heart surgery after being hospitalized with preinfarction angina on Tuesday, Ukraine’s Gordon web portal reported, citing a source close to the former president.
"He was diagnosed with preinfarction angina," the source said. "He feels well now and was already transferred to a ward."
Doctors placed four stents in the 83-year-old patent’s coronary arteries, the source said.
Kravchuk headed Ukraine from 1991 to 1991. On October 8, 1991, He was among those who put signatures under a pact that broke up the Soviet Union.