Russian President Vladimir Putin is scheduled to Undergoing cancer surgery He temporarily handed power to a hard-line former federal police chief, according to a new report.
Putin will transfer control of the Russian government to Nikolai Patrushev, head of the Security Council of the Russian Federal Police, while he is helpless during and after the procedure, according to a video clip from the mystery. Public Telegram Channel SVR” on saturday.
The channel – which is allegedly run by a former lieutenant in the Russian Foreign Intelligence Service known by the pseudonym “Victor Mikhailovich” – reported that doctors told Putin he should undergo surgery.
The expected surgery and recovery are expected to disable Putin “for a short period,” according to an unconfirmed report.
“It is unlikely that Putin will agree to hand over power for a longer period of time,” the video’s narrator says, adding that control of the country is likely to be in Patrushev’s hands for no more than two to three days.
The narrator adds: “I would say that this is the worst option.” “Patrushev is an outright villain. He is no better than Vladimir Putin. Moreover, he is more cunning and, I would say, more cunning than Vladimir Putin. If he comes to power, the problems of the Russians will multiply.”
Viktor Mikhailovich ominously hinted that he and his allies “will make certain efforts so that this does not happen, and I hope that we will succeed.”
The insider claimed that Putin’s cancer was progressing, but said sarcastically that he did not want to give viewers “false hope”.
The 70-year-old Putin, whose pathological appearance and uncharacteristically volatile behavior in public has recently raised questions about his health, is rumored to be suffering from cancer and a host of other serious illnesses, including Parkinson’s disease.
Putin’s suspected health problems come at a particularly inopportune moment, with the war in Ukraine entering its third month and Russia taking a heavy toll. On the battlefield.
In a Telegram post noon on Thursday, Patrushev allegedly had a two-hour “heart to heart” conversation with Putin.
“We know that Putin indicated to Patrushev that he considers him practically his only reliable ally and friend in the government,” the post claimed. In addition, the president promised that if his health went to the worst, effective control of the country would temporarily pass into the hands of Patrushev.
In early April, the authors of the Telegram channel claimed that Putin’s doctors had recommended an operation later that month, but this did not happen.
The “General SVR” program has been reporting on Putin’s supposed oncological diagnosis since at least November 2020, claiming that the Russian dictator had bowel cancer.
Another Russian investigative news website, Proekt, claimed last month that Putin had been visited dozens of times by a top thyroid cancer surgeon at his Black Sea residence.
New questions have been raised about Putin’s physical condition Last month, he was seen tightly clutching a desk during his meeting with Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu.
The Kremlin has consistently denied that Putin has any medical problems.
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