Kremlin insiders have claimed that Russian President Vladimir Putin has a serious condition with cancer, Parkinson’s disease and schizoaffective disorder, and may need surgery
Russian President Vladimir Putin is critically ill with “Parkinson’s disease and schizoaffective disorder,” according to inside sources.
This comes after one of Russia’s top oligarchs claimed he was “very ill with blood cancer” and rumors circulated that he was undergoing surgery.
There have even been reports that the Kremlin is employing body doubling to maintain the illusion of control amid the ongoing invasion of Ukraine.
The Russian government has yet to officially confirm whether its leader is ill.
The Kremlin insider, who spoke on the General SVR Telegram channel and claimed to know about Putin’s health problems, said that Putin had indeed postponed an operation ahead of the Victory Parade on Monday (May 9) in Moscow, the Mirror reports.
The broadcaster reports: “Putin was recommended an operation, the date of which is being discussed and agreed.
“There doesn’t seem to be any particular urgency, but it can’t be postponed either.”
It continued: “Russian President Vladimir Putin has identified the latest problems during oncology [his latest] investigation is related to this disease.”
The source added that he suffers from “Parkinson’s disease and schizoaffective disorder.”
The Kremlin has stated that Putin is fit and healthy, but his strict precautions during the pandemic and using long tables to meet other political leaders have only fueled the rumours.
Earlier, the former head of MI6 also agreed that Putin was showing all the signs of a serious illness.
Sir Richard Dearlove said speculation suggested the President could have Parkinson’s, which would cause symptoms such as “loss of restraint”.
Speaking to GB News, he added: “And then there’s visual evidence that he may be on steroids because his appearance has changed.
“I think it’s very worrying. Let’s assume that’s the case – we don’t know – someone in that position who seems so dominant has their finger on the nuclear button, yes it’s very concerning.”
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