Russian President Vladimir Putin’s well being has been in focus since he launched an invasion of Ukraine in February final 12 months. A number of situations of hypothesis about Mr Putin’s well being have prompted heightened media consideration and discussions about the way forward for Russia’s management. Most of them have turned out to be unfaithful, and Russia by no means formally issued any assertion about Mr Putin’s well being. Nonetheless, one other social media publish is gaining traction amongst web customers, which has ignited considerations about Mr Putin’s well being.
The publish was initially shared on Telegram by a blogger Pozdnyakov, in keeping with UK-based Express. It carries an image of Mr Putin together with the textual content: “God, do not you permit us. Pray to God you might be alive and wholesome.”
The cryptic message sparked a wave of discussions on social media platforms, with customers enquiring concerning the well-being of Mr Putin, the outlet additional mentioned. Nonetheless, no official assertion has been issued by the Russian authorities.
It has additionally been shared by Anton Gerashchenko on X (previously Twitter), advisor to the Minister of Inner Affairs of Ukraine. He asks: “What’s going on?”
An attention-grabbing publish on the Telegram channel of “Z-blogger” Pozdnyakov:
“God, do not you permit us 🙏🙏🙏
Pray to God you might be alive and wholesome 🙏”
What’s going on? pic.twitter.com/w1mlbuQyfx
— Anton Gerashchenko (@Gerashchenko_en) August 28, 2023
His posts has attracted plenty of feedback from customers on X.
“In all probability nothing, but when he is sick and his time is nearing the top, then it really makes excellent sense to eliminate Prigozjin. He would most actually attempt to take over if so,” commented one person.
“We will solely pray that is the case!” mentioned one other.
Earlier this 12 months, a report in Metro mentioned that the Russian President is suffering from “extreme ache in his head, blurred imaginative and prescient, and numbness of the tongue”.
The claims have been made by the Normal SVR Telegram channel, a Russian outlet that has been making claims about Mr Putin’s ailing well being.