After recent photos released by the Kremlin on New Year’s Eve, in which Vladimir Putin is pictured with what they refer to as “war heroes,” many people took to social media to shame the Russian president.
Over the years, one can see many of the same people reappear in Putin’s photos, in what were supposedly encounters with Russian people.
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The blonde woman, who was one of Putin’s war heroes in the New Year’s photo, is said to have also appeared as a fisherman and churchgoer in recent years.
The image below shows four people who are supposed to be hunters.
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Many have pointed out how similar these four fishermen are to the four actors from the Easter service in 2015.
That’s why he uses actors
to me TV 2 Tom told Roseth that it’s certainly possible that there are repeat people who are actually Putin’s security guard acting like normal people.
Rosth is Director of the Intelligence Division at the Norwegian Defense Academy.
According to Roseth, there are two reasons why Putin brought actors with him instead of meeting real people.
Putin is very afraid of the Corona virus and his health, and he is afraid for his safety.
– In order to get close to Putin, one must remain in isolation for a certain time to be sure of the disease. As Røseth tells TV 2, it is because of his intense fear of COVID-19 that he keeps a great distance when he appears in public, at the same time as pointing out that this fear is something the Russian authorities are trying to downplay.
– Putin showed signs of illness that have not been confirmed and will not be confirmed. His health is a state secret. Roseth says fear and measures such as distance are attempted to skew them into a display of strength and power.
He wanted to copy Zelenskyj
On social media, many people have noticed that the same people appear over and over again in Putin’s photos.
Ukrainian lawyer and human rights activist Oleksandra Matveychuk is the President of the Center for Civil Liberties. In 2022, she will be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. On New Year’s Eve, I made fun of the Russian president Twitter.
“Putin wanted to imitate Zelensky who came to the Ukrainian defenders in Bakhmut. But after ten months of war, there is a shortage of casting in Russia,” wrote Matveychuk.
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