A security specialist has predicted that Vladimir Putin will be “assassinated” within “the next seven days” after he placed Russia on “nuclear deterrent forces” high alert on Sunday.
Dr Andy Scollick is a European Defence consultant and he previously worked in defence analysis and also advises across sectors in Ukraine as well as other European nations between 2014 to 2019.
Dr Scollick made a “hypothesis” on Sunday that “within the next seven days” Putin’s own people will kill him.
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He said, “Prediction or, rather, hypothesis: Putin will be assassinated by his own people within the next 7 days.”
Last week the despot Russian President warned the world not to interfere with the Ukraine invasion or you will face “consequences they have never seen” referring to a nuclear war.
Following high tensions with the West over Ukraine Vladimir Putin has placed “Russia’s nuclear deterrent forces on high alert” on Sunday afternoon.
The Russian leader’s two generals were pictured with Putin who looked visibly disturbed at the nuclear order.
Putin said, “Western countries aren’t only taking unfriendly economic actions against our country, but leaders of major NATO countries are making aggressive statements about our country.
“So I order to move Russia’s deterrence forces to a special regime of duty.”
In a statement provided by the Russian TASS news agency, Putin said, “Senior officials of the leading NATO countries also allow aggressive statements against our country, therefore I order the Minister of Defense and the Chief of the General Staff [of the Russian Armed Forces] to transfer the deterrence forces of the Russian army to a special mode of combat duty.”
The British Commons Defence Committee chairman Tobias Ellwood MP has warned on Sunday that Vladimir Putin could, in the “worst-case scenario” could launch low yield tactical nuclear weapons if his forces fail to enter the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv.
The Russian advance on Kyiv seems to be bogged down by the fierce Ukrainian resistance, and the British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss said the survival of Putin’s regime could now be at stake if his invasion plan’s fail.