Unconfirmed reports are being circulated regarding the health of Vladimir Putin.

Considering the source of these reports ie social media and tabloid newspapers, perhaps their suggestions could be viewed as wishful thinking.  From recent photographs of the Russian leader it is clear Putin is not looking his best at the moment.  His face is puffy and the speculation is that this is being caused by the side effects of chemotherapy or steroid treatment.  Are we viewing a terminally ill dictator in a hurry?  Is Putin on a mission to achieve his dream of reinstating the USSR before his personal time runs out?  Whether the reports are true, or he is just stressed out with the lengthy campaign he has initiated with the people of Ukraine, it is hard to tell, but certainly he is exhibiting some bizarre behaviour.

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