Rumors have been circulating about the health of Ramzan Kadyrov, the acting prime minister of the Russian republic of Chechnya, in recent months. Many claimed that he had serious health problems.
Recently, Kadyrov, who is one of Putin’s closest allies, posted a video on Twitter Instagram jointly with Russian politician Adam Delimnahov to “confirm that he is still alive”.
– We have an interesting life. Life can be short, and then we’ll live short and well, and that’s among what the leader is supposed to say in the video, according to the subtitles.
In the three-minute video, Kadyrov’s hand is visibly swollen and discolored.
German newspaper picture He claimed that earlier this year he brought in a specialist to treat a serious kidney condition, which was allegedly the result of an attempted poisoning.
The Russian Independent Newspaper Moscow Times However, it claims that neither Kadyrov nor Delimkhanov show obvious signs of injury or illness in the video.
They quoted one of Delimkhanov’s posts on the Telegram messaging service, where he allegedly wrote that Kadyrov is “healthy and full of energy, doing sports regularly”.
Kadyrov has ruled the Russian republic with an iron fist since 2007, and is often referred to as “Putin’s bloody dog”. He is a close ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Last year, among other things, he was promoted to lieutenant general in the Russian army for his role in the invasion of Ukraine.
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