Vladimir Putin, the Russian President might undergo cancer treatment. Putin was repeatedly advised by the doctors to undergo an operation reports the New York Post citing a Telegram channel run by a former Russian Foreign Intelligence Service lieutenant general.
The report said that the Russian President has been rumoured to suffer from cancer and also other serious ailments, including Parkinson’s disease. “sickly appearance and uncharacteristically fidgety behaviour in public”- the report said referring to Putin.
Putin allegedly had a two-hour conversation with Nikolai Patrushev, the report said citing a Telegram post.
Nikolai Platonovich Patrushev is a Russian politician, security officer and intelligence officer who has served as the secretary of the Security Council of Russia since 2008. Previously, he served as the director of the Federal Security Service from 1999 to 2008.
“We know that Putin signalled to Patrushev that he considers him to be practically his only trusted ally and friend in the government,” the post claimed. “Additionally, the president promised that if his health takes a turn for the worse, actual control of the country will temporarily pass into Patrushev’s hands.”
“Patrushev is an outright villain. He is no better than Vladimir Putin. Moreover, he is a more cunning, and I would say, more insidious person than Vladimir Putin. If he comes to power, Russians’ problems will only multiply,”
“Putin is unlikely to agree to hand over power for a longer period of time,”. The report informed.