Vladimir Putin has a brain condition brought on by dementia, Parkinson’s illness or ‘roid rage’ from cancer steroid treatment, intelligence sources have actually declared.
The Five Eyes alliance– the UK, United States, Australia, Canada and New Zealand– is sharing reports from inside the Kremlin about the Russian leader’s ‘increasingly erratic behaviour’.
It feeds into a theory that there is a physiological description for the totalitarian’s choice to attack Ukraine. It may also provide a reason for his bloated appearance and the absurd distance he keeps from his visitors and ministers.
‘It is only human sources that can offer you the sort of rich picture that we have of Putin’s psyche,’ an intelligence source told The Mail On Sunday.
‘There has been an identifiable change in his decision-making over the past five years or so.
‘Those around him see a marked change in the cogency and clarity of what he says and how he perceives the world around him.’
There has been no official confirmation, at the super-secretive Kremlin or abroad, about the Russian leader’s health.
Conspiracy theories about his existing mindset have actually been spreading out online for weeks following the intrusion, however there has actually been absolutely nothing concrete or validated.
Some have actually indicated his strange usage of long tables throughout talks with other world leaders like French president Emmanuel Macron.
During a telecasted conference, Putin’s own foreign minister Sergei Lavrov was likewise seated at the other end of a long table.
There has actually been much speculation whether this is a powerplay part of his strong-man image he has actually been constructing for several years, or fear.
Other theories recommend he might be taking immune-suppressing drugs, and this is a super-cautious Covid-19 step.
Former MI6 head Sir Richard Dearlove just recently informed GB News it is ‘very worrying’ that Putin might be psychologically ‘compromised’ and have his finger on the ‘nuclear button’.
He stated: ‘Maybe Putin’ s behaviour– perhaps his rationality– is discriminative or jeopardized by health problem.
‘The best explanation, that we don’ t understand whether it’s proper or not, is that he might have Parkinson’s.
‘That certainly I’ ve spoken with numerous neurologists who state that loss of restraint, psychosis, are really typical Parkinson’s signs.’
But Sir Richard worried that much of the analysis was simply ‘speculation’.
United States senator Marco Rubio likewise provided his 2 cents worth, declaring ‘something is off’ with Putin.
As a senior Republican on the Senate Intelligence Committee, he is privy to categorized intelligence, even if he can not discuss it openly.
Just days after the Russian intrusion in Ukraine began, the political leader stated on Twitter: ‘I wish I could share more, but for now I can say it’ s quite apparent to numerous that something is off with Putin.
‘He has actually constantly been a killer, however his issue now is various and substantial.
‘It would be a mistake to assume this Putin would react the same way he would have five years ago.’
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