A video has emerged showing a scar on Vladimir Putin’s throat after reports from the SVR Telegram page claiming he suffered a “cardiac arrest” on Sunday.
Speaking at a public event Putin was seen with the scar leaving some analysts to say this could be a direct result of having been “resuscitated.”
A former Kremlin official caused “alarm” in Moscow by saying that the Russian leader was found “lying on the floor, rolling his eyes” after security had heard a loud bang coming from his bedroom in his private accommodation.
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IT was claimed that Putin was sent to a medical facility and underwent intensive care after the alleged claim.
Telegram channel General SVR wrote: “Putin convulsively arched while lying on the floor, rolling his eyes. The doctors, who were on duty at the residence in one of the adjacent rooms, were immediately called.
In unconfirmed reports, Vladimir Putin suffered a major heart attack in Moscow Sunday night and went in cardiac arrest before needed to be resuscitated.
The event has reportedly sparked a massive “alarm” in the Kremlin’s inner circle.
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The Kremlin spokesman, Dmitry Peskov stuck to the classic Russian lines of deny, deny, deny and said that he is fit and well and the claims are an “absurd hoax,” including that Putin even uses body doubles.