Mikhail Gorbachev's Album of Romantic Ballads Bought for $164,940


The 1990 Nobel Peace Prize winner auctioned off his album, Songs for Raisa, for charity in London this week, according to The Guardian. An anonymous British philanthropist dropped the cash for the CD that features seven old Russian romantic ballads, all dedicated to Gorbachev's wife, Raisa, who died 10 years ago.