The close environment of Russian Vladimir Putin is increasingly concerned due to the worsening of his health condition.
As reported by the British newspaper, Daily Mailreports revealed by an undercover agent of the Russian Intelligence Service (FSB, for its acronym in Russian) ensure that the president was warned that he only has three years to live.
The source recounted that Putin’s diagnosis it is a “severe form of cancer that progresses rapidly”. As explained by the spy, al Moscow leader has ‘no more than two or three years’ left and is losing his sightas also reported by Mirror.
Reports also indicate that Putin refuses to wear glasses for fear that this will be perceived as a form of weaknessand now he’s lashing out at his subordinates with “uncontrolled fury.”
“The developments come as news of his deteriorating health continues to leak out of Russia from a Telegram channel that claims to have sources inside the Kremlin,” the report added. According to the British media, these latest data came to light because “part of a secret message from the Russian agent to the fugitive and former FSB agent, Boris Karpichkov” would have been leaked.
Furthermore, according to these reports, Putin underwent ‘successful’ cancer surgery this month and is recovering following doctors’ advice that treatment was ‘essential’.
The news broke just hours before Putin appeared on state television meeting with his ally Alexander Lukashenko in Sochi, when he was caught on camera awkwardly twisting his feet as his counterpart sat down for a chat. Mail.
But this is not the first time that the president was seen making movements with his limbs at public events. He too was caught on camera during a meeting with Tajikistan’s President Emomali Rahmon a week ago. He was previously seen in the midst of activities, speeches and public meetings with attitudes that raise suspicions about his attempts to control the tremors. that it would be causing Parkinson’s, a disease from which it is also speculated that he suffers.
Critics have suggested the twisting motion could be an attempt to cover up the kind of involuntary spasms caused by Parkinson’s, after Putin was seen waving his arm and directing before another meeting with Lukashenko on February 18. the report.
Putin has also been seen gripping the arms of chairs and the corners of tables, all seen as an effort to cover up any shaking.
The English media points out that other spies have also hinted at the poor health of the Russian leader, warning that he could not maintain concentration for long periods of time without taking breaks “for treatment.”
Christopher Steele, a former desk officer of the British Secret Service, known as MI6, revealed days ago that Putin is constantly monitored and accompanied by a team of doctorswhile versions of an alleged Kremlin succession plan continue to circulate.
Rumors about Putin’s health began at least two years ago when he was said to be suffering from both Parkinson’s and cancer, but they have received renewed attention in the wake of his invasion of Ukraine.
Despite the insistent rumors and the leaking of data on the subject from Moscow, the Kremlin has not commented on the latest accusations about Putin’s poor health, he only regularly denies that he is suffering from any kind of difficulty.
“On the night of Monday, May 16 to Tuesday, May 17, the Russian president, Vladimir Putin underwent a surgical operation. The doctors who treated him insisted that Putin should undergo surgery as soon as possible.. According to the doctors involved in the president’s treatment, the operation was a success,” reported a Russian Telegram channel quoted by the Mail.
According to media records, Putin was personally absent from the information space from May 17 to 19 and was not available even to his inner circle, with the exception of Nikolai Patrushev, Secretary of the Security Council of the Russian Federation. “From May 17 to 19, ‘canned’ and pre-recorded meetings and messages were published in the information space, and Putin personally had two phone conversations during this time,” he adds about it.
Meanwhile, the head of the main intelligence directorate of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry stated last week that Putin is distancing himself from close contact with his subordinates to prevent any assassination attempts.
“Observing some of his manic syndromes, he is afraid to seriously groom a successor, realizing that, in preparation, this successor may want to take the presidency a little earlier than Putin himself wants,” Major General Kyrylo Budanov told the Ukrainian Pravda. “Thus, it keeps everyone at a distance. And he believes that he will rule forever. But it won’t be like that,” he added.
“With persistent rumors of serious health problems for the Russian strongman, one method of ‘moving things forward’ without the need for a violent coup would be to commit him to a long-term hospital for the incurably ill,” Richard Dearlove suggested days ago. former head of the British intelligence service.
In his analysis during his intervention in the podcast One DecisionDearlove explained that Russia’s various systems of government over the centuries have always been autocratic and they have never been designed with power transitions in mind. But now, with Russia facing military humiliation and economic catastrophe, thoughts are turning inward within the Kremlin about how to replace the man in power. “I think he will be gone by 2023, but probably in the sanatorium, from which he will not emerge as the leader of Russia.”he asserted.