Putin's health is at the heart of the rumours that surround him. For several months now the President of Russia has been making one attack after another against Ukraine. The Kremlin leader is under intense scrutiny ever since the speculations about his health started to make rounds. A British ex-spy even claimed that Putin is surrounded by a group of doctors most of the time. Nevertheless, new speculations recently came out, suggesting that he might have only three years to live.
Vladimir Putin weakened
On 24 February, Vladimir Putin declared war on Ukraine. After many months of high tensions, the President of the Russian Federation launched several attacks against the country. According to the UN figures, as of 27 May, the number of Ukrainian refugees has reached 6.7 million.
The Russian President, who was also a victim of an assassination attempt in February, usually appears fatigued and struggles to sit through his appearances. There have been speculations about him suffering from blood cancer and even Parkinson’s disease. Previously reported by The Sun, Putin also allegedly underwent surgery to remove fluid from his abdomen. However, none of these speculations has been concretely confirmed by the Kremlin
Vladimir Putin struggles
As reported by the Mirror, a member of the autocrat’s FSB spy team has come forward and revealed that he is suffering from a ‘serious and rapidly progressing form of cancer’. The diagnosis revealed that due to the illness the Kremlin leader ‘has no more than two to three years to stay alive’. He is also allegedly losing his eyesight but refuses to take the help of glasses.
According to The Sun, the spy, who is identified as FSB defector Boris Karpichkov, also disclosed that Putin requires medical assistance constantly and struggles to perform his tasks. The spy reveals:
We are told he is suffering from headaches and when he appears on TV he needs pieces of paper with everything written in huge letters to read what he’s going to say
Karpichkov has taken refuge in Britain in order to escape Putin’s assassins.
This article is translated from Oh!MyMag FR.