The war between Russia and Ukraine is approaching one year. Meanwhile, a former senior Ukrainian official has said that Russian President Vladimir Putin is afraid of being assassinated. This is why Putin is using his ‘body double’ (a person with the same face).
The former head of Ukraine’s military and foreign intelligence, Lt. Gen. Valery Kondratyuk, described Putin as a “freak” who would do anything to protect himself. He told Ukrainian media that he was being manipulated by puppets.
The 52-year-old Kondratyuk said that a person who has been in power for so long will take many measures to protect himself. He claimed that Putin nowadays uses his body double to attend public events or meetings. He also said that the real Putin sometimes appears. He is often seen sitting at a large table with Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu.
Kondratyuk claims that when Putin stands close to people at an event, there is a body double. This is done to avoid assassination attempts. Is Russia being ruled by his body double instead of Putin? When asked about this, he said that it was not the case.
How many of Putin’s body doubles? When asked about that, he did not tell the number. But he said that plastic surgery was done to look like Putin. According to information, last Friday, Putin went to visit an area in the Far Sub-Arctic. But journalists were not allowed to meet Putin here. Journalists who tried to do so were detained.