President of Russia Vladimir Putin Doctors allegedly gave him only three years to live.
Now, an FSB official has claimed Putin “only has two to three years to live”, adding that the Russian president has “a serious and rapidly progressive cancer”.
An alleged message from an unidentified Russian spy to FSB defector Boris Kapichkov also said Putin was losing his sight and suffering from a headache.
“We were told he was suffering from Headache When he was on TV, he needed a piece of paper with big letters on it to read what he had to say,” the Russian officer told sunday mirror.
“They were so large that each page could only hold a few sentences. His eyesight had deteriorated badly.”
The spy added that Putin’s limbs “are now shaking uncontrollably too”.
Previous footage from earlier this year appeared to show his hands shaking, and during a conference broadcast in April, he also appeared to grab a table for support.
Whispers about his health appear to have originated from the popular Russian telegram channel General SVR.
It claims Mr Putin’s doctors have warned him that the operation could incapacitate him for a “short period” and that the president will temporarily hand over power to an aide in the meantime.
Former British intelligence officer Christopher Steele said Russian leader leaves meeting for medical treatment.
“The council meeting, which allegedly lasted an hour, was actually divided into several parts,” said Mr Steele, who wrote a dossier on Donald Trump and Moscow’s alleged interference in the 2016 US election, telling pound radio.
“He was often accompanied by a team of doctors in the place.”
Earlier this month, an oligarch close to Putin was reportedly recorded as saying he was “Having a blood cancer”.
The unnamed Russian claimed in the recording that the president had surgery on his back not long ago February 24 ordered the invasion of UkraineAccording to the United States new line Magazine.
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