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Is Vladimir Putin Dead? Here Is The Truth

The Kremlin this week broke its silence over a wave of articles claiming that Russian President, Vladimir Putin, had suffered cardiac arrest and that the government was using a body double in his place.

One report from Telegram channel, General SVR, claimed that Putin had been found lying on the floor and had been moved to a special room at his home where he was resuscitated.

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The United Kingdom’s The Daily Mirror reported that Putin was discovered by security officers lying next to his bed. The report stated that he fell and hit a table, knocking its contents onto the floor.

The Kremlin denied the allegations.

“Everything is fine with him. This is absolutely another fake,” Kremlin spokesperson, Dmitry Peskov told journalists at a news briefing.

He added that the claims were absurd.

“This belongs to the category of absurd information hoaxes that a whole series of media discuss with enviable tenacity. This evokes nothing but a smile,” Peskov said.

Claims that Putin uses a body double came to light last year.

At the time, Major General Kyrylo Budanov – who serves as Ukraine’s head of military intelligence – has claimed that he uses body doubles in an attempt to cover up his loss of control in the Kremlin.

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