Russian President Vladimir Putin uses a body double for fear of being assassinated, it has been claimed. Sources believe the leader is afraid military leaders could stage a coup after they sacked eight senior generals for their failure to capture Ukraine.
Last night an intelligence source told the daily star that: “We know Putin is paranoid about his safety and this decision shows how seriously his team takes the threat to his life.”
“His close protection team makes sure his food is checked, no one goes near him without his approval. But former FSB chiefs of staff, generals and operators will know the weak points in the system. wouldn’t be at all surprised if we hear in the next few months that Putin has died and the reason given will be a heart attack or a long term illness I doubt they would admit it was a coup Internal state.
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It is understood that senior Russian commanders are largely concerned about the direction of the war and its impact on the economy. The Kremlin admitted that this resulted in the deaths of 15,000 Russians.
As a result, Putin began using a booth at Kremlin meetings and as a decoy when the real Putin moves around. He lives in the presidential compound and was even trained to walk like the Russian leader.
In the United States, White House Communications Officer Kate Bedingfield said: “We have information that Putin felt misled by the Russian military, which has resulted in ongoing tensions between Putin and its military leaders”.
The news comes after Vladimir Putin’s “best fighters” suffered heavy casualties in heavy fighting in Ukraine. The 331st Guards Parachute Regiment is considered one of the most formidable and well-trained in the Russian army, having fought for the city of Ilovaisk in the Donbass in 2014. However, the regiment’s commander, Colonel Sergei Sukharev and Deputy Major Sergei Krylov were killed. in Ukraine on March 13 – a blow to any military unit.
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